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Asian Canadian History

This guide will help you find resources about Chinese-Canadian, Japanese-Canadian and Indo-Canadian history.


Welcome arch  Erected by the Japanese residents of the city to welcome TRH the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in 1901. Photograph by Phillip Timms

This section will help you find information in the Vancouver Public Library on Japanese-Canadian history. It will lead you to resources on the early history of the Japanese in Canada, as well as the Japanese-Canadian internment during World War II and the redress issue of the 1980s.

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