History

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  • Anti-Asiatic Riot

    Anti-Asiatic Riot
    The White Supremacists started a riot because they were displeased with Chinese immigrants coming to Canada.
  • Komagata Maru Incident

    Komagata Maru Incident
    In 1914, a chartered ship carrying Punjabis was denied entry at the Port of Vancouver.
  • Black Canadians on the Home Front in WWI

    Black Canadians on the Home Front in WWI
    Black Canadians in collaboration with White Canadians raised funds and volunteered in hospitals
  • Creation of the #2 Construction Battalion

    Creation of the #2 Construction Battalion
    The No. 2 construction Battalion was authorized on July 5th 1916. The first and only segregated non - combat battalion of Canada.
  • Residential Schools Become Mandatory

    Residential Schools Become Mandatory
    Every Indian child 7-16 years of age was forced to attend a residential school
  • Chinese Exclusion Act Established

    Chinese Exclusion Act Established
    On July 1st 1923, Chinese people were effectively banned from entering Canada. No Chinese person were allowed in no matter the amount they were willing to pay.
  • Japanese Canadian Veterans Were given the Right to Vote

    Japanese Canadian Veterans Were given the Right to Vote
    The government granted Japanese veterans of WW1 to vote.
  • Japanese - Canadians Arrested After Pearl Harbor

    Japanese - Canadians Arrested After Pearl Harbor
    After the attack on Pearl Harbor, all Japanese - Canadians were arrested as traitors.
  • Ontario Passes Racial Discrimination Act

    Ontario passed the Racial Discrimination Act which prohibited any form or sign of racial discrimination
  • Viola Desmond Incident

    Viola Desmond Incident
    On this day, Viola Desmond went to the Roseland Theater and purchased a ground ticket. Instead, the clerk gave her a balcony ticket and refused to let Viola sit on the ground floor.
  • Protest against Deportation of Japanese Canadians

    The government wanted to deport 10,000 Japanese Canadians but was stopped by public protests that took place all around Canada
  • Chinese and South Asian Canadians Gain Right to Vote Federally and Provincially

    Chinese and South Asian Canadians Gain Right to Vote Federally and Provincially
    Due to the Citizenship Act, Chinese - Canadians and South Asian Canadians were allowed to vote both provincially and federally.
  • Dresden, Ontario Voted for Discrimination

    Dresden, Ontario Voted for Discrimination
    The citizens of Dresden voted against a proposed bylaw banning discrimination.
  • Toronto Telegram Covers the Dresden Story

    Toronto Telegram Covers the Dresden Story
    Despite legislation preventing discrimination, many citizens of Dresden did not follow the legislation. 2 Black men were sent as testers to see if this was true. The 2 black men were refused service.
  • Canadian apology to Japanese Canadians

    Canadian apology to Japanese Canadians
    The Canadian offered all Japanese - Canadians who experienced the treatment and entrapment. The government offered 21,000 for each of the 13,000 survivors, $12 million for a Japanese community fund, and $24 million to create a Canadian race relations foundation
  • Stephen Harper apologizes for Chinese Head Tax

    Stephen Harper apologizes for Chinese Head Tax
    Stephen Harper offered a apology to the Chinese - Canadian community after being pressured. Offered a compensation of $20,000 to the survivors and their spouses
  • Apology for Residential Schools

    Apology for Residential Schools
    Prime minister Stephen Harper apologized to former residential school students for the lasting impact it had on them.
  • Apology for Komagata Maru Incident

    Apology for Komagata Maru Incident
    Prime minister Justin Trudeau apologized in front of the house of commons for the Komagata Maru Incident
  • Vancouver Apologizes to Chinese Community

    Vancouver Apologizes to Chinese Community
    The city of Vancouver apologizes to Chinese community for all the past legislation, regulations, and policies that discriminated against them.