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Newspaper Article - 5 February 1936 - reference to Chinatown

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"Editorial -- Sidney's Public Building Monday morning, February 3rd, 1936, saw the commencement of operations to construct Sidney's $18,000 public building. Work on the excavation for the basement got under way and is proceeding ap...

Newspaper Article - 2 October 1914 - Chinese store moves

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Quong Lee Yuen, the Chinese merchant, has moved his stock of provisions and other goods into his new store, two doors west of his present location on Beacon avenue, on Wednesday of this week. The handsome new building has only been recently erect...

Newspaper Article - 24 February 1916 - Chinese found dead

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Body of Chinese Boy Found In Roberts Bay – While Fishing Boys Make Gruesome Find and Report to Police. On Sunday afternoon last Constable McDonald received a telephone message from a residence on Robert’s Point informing him that the body of a Chi...

Newspaper Article - 21 September 1922 - Chinese boy born

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James Island News Items …. Our “Jeff,” whose real name is believed to be “Yung Yeu,” and who has already three or four Yung Yeus, has now a still younger Yung Yeu, born last Wednesday – a very fine boy.

Newspaper Article - 26 October 1922 - racist poem

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James Island News Items …. Lim Fi Dear Editor, you ask me why I should discourse on one Lim Fi? I answer you as I thing fit That in some circles Fi is “IT.” For men may come and men may go, (Life’s so uncertain here below) But still Lim Fi remains...

Newspaper Article - 6 March 1914 - Chinese fined for cruelty to horse

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Chinaman Is Fined For Cruelty To His Horse For working a horse in an unfit condition, Jue Lee, a Chinaman gardener, was brought before Justices of the Peace Armstrong and White at the police court on Wednesday morning. Provincial Constable McDonal...

Newspaper Article - 14 September 1938 - death of Chinese

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According to Provincial Police reports Soo You, Chinese, who was employed at the Sidney Duck Farm operated by Mr. L. G. Thomas, East Road, died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 6th, at the age of 62 years, death being due to natural causes. He is repor...

Newspaper Article - 1 October 1958 - death of Chinese

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Father Of Sidney Residents Passes Away Father of two respected Sidney residents passed away in Victoria on Monday Sept. 29. Chan Yat Foon, aged 66 years, was born in Canton, China, and had been a resident of Victoria for the past 40 years. He lea...

Newspaper Article - 6 February 1914 - death of Chinese

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Chinaman Meets Death In Runaway Accident A fatal accident happened to one of the Chinamen who bought Mr. Wray’s place recently. While driving a team hitched to a heavily laden wagon down the steep grade on the highway that leads from the West Saa...

Newspaper Article - 26 December 1913 - Chinese wedding

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We in British Columbia have a great many Chinamen living here with us, but there are very few Chinese women amongst them owing to the stringent immigration laws. A Chinese wedding, therefore, when it does occur, creates quite a little excitement ...

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