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Canadian steel, Chinese grit [the story of Chinese railway workers and the completion of Canada's national railroad]

Re-creates, re-examines and rethinks an important chapter of Canadian history with respect to the contributions of the Chinese railroad workers in building the Canadian Pacific Railway. Explores the role of the descendan...

Being Chinese in Canada : the struggle for identity, redress and belonging —Dere, William Ging Wee, 1949- author.

"After the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in 1885-construction of the western stretch was largely built by Chinese workers-the Canadian government imposed a punitive head tax to deter Chinese citizens from coming...

Struggle and hope the story of Chinese Canadians —Yee, Paul.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Yee traces the history of Chinese immigration to Canada, which began in 1858. He talks about the challenges and racism they faced when they came, how they helped to change Canada's restrictive immigration policies, and h...

Being Chinese in Canada the struggle for identity, redress and belonging —Dere, William Ging Wee, 1948- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2019
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After the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in 1885 - construction of the western stretch was largely built by Chinese workers - the Canadian government imposed a punitive head tax to deter Chinese citizens from com...

The Chinese in Canada —Tan, Jin-Yan, 1952-
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2012

Beginning with an overview of Chinese emigration policy in the 19th century and the difficulties faced by Chinese immigrants in Canada, this booklet discusses Chinese immigration to Canada from the mid-1800s to the prese...

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