November 2009

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Commemorating a Century of South Asian Presence

November 17, 2009 South Asians first arrived in Canada at the end of the nineteenth century, and by 1908, approximately 5,000 were reported to be resident in British Columbia. That year, the Canadian government introduced the Continuous Journey requirement seeking to prohibit further South Asian migration into the country. In 1914, Gurdit Singh, a Punjabi, […]

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