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Chinese-Canadian Genealogy

Resources for Canadians of Chinese origin who wish to learn more about their personal connection to Chinese-Canadian history.

Chinese Immigration Case Files

In addition to extensive registers created to document people of Chinese origin in Canada, Library and Archives Canada holds personal case files documenting the entry of specific families and individuals of Chinese ancestry to Canada under the Chinese Immigration Act.

For more information about these files, follow the links below to see Library and Archives Canada's full archival descriptions of these records. Note that access to individual files may be limited due to privacy legislation.