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Newspaper Article - 27 February 1914 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, 27 February 1914, Page 1. "While blasting for the paving of the new road a Chinaman was recently killed. He had run for shelter to a fir tree and was standing behind another man when the blasts went off. The latt...

Newspaper Article - 13 January 1927 - Chinese person drowned

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Sidney and Islands Review, 13 January 1927. Page 2. "Believe Chinaman Drowned A Chinaman named Wong, emplayed by Lt.-Col. Harvey on Knapp Island, is believed to have been drowned returning from Sidney to Knapp Island Friday night! Wong car...

Newspaper Article - 24 October 1913 - reference to Orientals

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Sidney and Islands Review, “Oriental Menage To Integrity Of The British Empire”, 24 October 1913, Page 6. “Oriental Menace To Integrity Of The British Empire” – Lengthy article giving some of the views of the immigration of Orientals and that “Ou...

Newspaper Article - 1 August 1913 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-003
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Sidney and Islands Review, “A Warning to Chinese”, 1 August 1913, Page 2. “A Warning to Chinese Three million circulars for distribution all over China are declared to have been despatched by local Chinese warning their compatriots against coming...

Newspaper Article - 6 March 1919 - Chinese building reference

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Sidney and Islands Review, 6 March 1919, Page 3. "The Sidney Mills, Limited, no doubt did much to establish the reputation of Sidney as a centre of industry by the erection of its huge new tile chimney, but the latest monument to attest the ...

Newspaper Article - 17 October 1913 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, “Must Be Photographed”, 17 October 1913, Page 1. “Must Be Photographed An edict from the immigration department at Ottawa has been issued requiring every Chinaman to have his photograph taken and filed with the local im...

Newspaper Article - 16 May 1913 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, “Editorial Notes”, 16 May 1913, Page 4. “We have no doubt that we shall presently see much improvement in passenger transportation facilities to Victoria. One of the most urgently required betterments is more accommod...

Newspaper Article - 11 February 1915 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, '“For Mothers”, 11 February 1915, Page 3. “For Mothers Not having a special department for mothers the editor is compelled to put in the general columns this bit of exclusive information which came to him unexpecte...

Newspaper Article - 20 February 1914 - on employment of Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, "The Labor Question", 20 February 1914, Page 4. "The Labor Question The decision of the Sidney Island Brick and Tile Company, one of our local industries, to employ in future white labor only will be gre...

Newspaper Article - 26 January 1922 - Chinese person injured

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Sidney and Islands Review, 26 January 1922, Page 7. "A Chinaman employed at the Sidney Mills had the misfortune to break an arm yesterday afternoon. Medical attention was given immediately and he is progressing favorably."

Newspaper Article - 19 February 1925 - vision of Sidney's future

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Sidney and Islands Review, 19 February 1925, Page 4. "Vision of Sidney In 10 Years" .... "One of my greatest surprises was to find that Chinatown had disappeared, and that no Orientals of any race was employed in Sidney or on any...

Newspaper Article - 29 September 1921 - Chinese person injured

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-036
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Sidney and Islands Review, "Hurt At Sidney Island", 29 September 1921, Page 1. "Hurt At Sidney Island Gee Chong, a Chinaman employed at the brick and tile plant on Sidney Island, was unfortunate enough to get jammed between two ca...

Newspaper Article - 28 January 1915 - reference to Chinatown

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Sidney and Islands Review, “Town Should Clean House”, 28 January 1915, Page 1. “Town Should Clean House – Writer Urges Beautification Should Begin With Cleanliness. …. As a matter of hideous homemade ugliness and carelessness where can you find a...

Newspaper Article - 19 August 1915 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, "Opened James Island Plant", 19 August 1915, Page 1. "Opened James Island Plant -- Large Force Of Men At Work On Construction Of The Plant. The Canadian Explosives Limited started on Monday, August 16th,...

Newspaper Article - 20 February 1914 - employment of Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, "Local Firm Will Employ White Labor In The Future", 20 February 1914, Page 1. "Local Firm Will Employ White Labor In The Future -- Sidney Island Brick and Tile Company Resume Operation After Repairs to Pl...

Newspaper Article - date? 1914 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-028
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Sidney and Islands Review, date? 1914. "The large pile of clam shells, the residue of the Sidney Trading Company's last winter's pack of celebrated Saanich clams, took its departure this week, thus removing from our wraft???? what ...

Newspaper Article - 25 May 1922 - death of Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, "Died Last Monday", 25 May 1922, Page 1. "Died Last Monday Died, at the family on Beacon avenue, on Monday, May 22, the wife of Chung Lee Yuen, aged 50 years. Interment took place Tuesday from the B.C. ...

Newspaper Article - 22 August 1913 - reference to Chinese

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Sidney and Islands Review, 22 August 1913, Page 8. "A large catch of salmon was landed at the Sidney wharf one day last week. A Chinaman bought up the whole lot and retailed them at a very reasonable price. There are plenty of this finny t...

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