2 edition of hundred years of Christian Chinese work in British Columbia 1859-1959 found in the catalog.
hundred years of Christian Chinese work in British Columbia 1859-1959
United Church of Canada.
|Statement||issued by the Chinese United Church, Vancouver, British Columbia.|
|Contributions||Chinese United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||12|
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The history of Chinese Canadians in British Columbia began with the first recorded visit by Chinese people to North America in Some 30–40 men were employed as shipwrights at Nootka Sound in what is now British Columbia, to build the first European-type vessel in the Pacific Northwest, named the North West -scale immigration of Chinese began seventy years.
Inthe first Chinese workers to come to British Columbia landed in Nuu-chah-nulth territory (Nootka Sound). They were part of Capt. John Meares’ expedition to build the first year-round, non-Indigenous settlement. Today British Columbia is home to more thanChinese Canadians, 11% of B.C.’s population.
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A second wave of Chinese migration occurred when news of the BC Gold Rush eventually reached China and attracted many for new opportunities in the “Gold Mountain.” There were two major gold rushes in British Columbia in the mids.
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