Donald Smith, later known as Lord Strathcona, drives the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway, at Craigellachie, 7 November 1885. Contemporary perceptions of British Columbia’s allegedly… Read More »British Columbia’s Anti-Asian History: Was It Racism — or Economic Self-defense?
Kerry Jang at one of his part-time jobs
I would like to challenge the allegations Kerry Jang made to the media as contained in two articles: Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang criticizes New Brunswick professor’s anti-Chinese screed, and Prof faces complaint after ‘white guilt’ remark.Read More »Kerry Jang Wants to Curtail Academic Freedom, but the Canadian Public Disagrees
On 27 May 2014 the Vancouver City Council voted unanimously to take steps toward yet another official apology for “historical discrimination against people of Chinese… Read More »Head Tax? When Will Migrant Chinese Apologize for Rampant Racism in China Today?
Euro-Canadian (American, Swedish, Italian and Scottish) workers at a Canadian National Railway construction camp, BC, 1913 Official Interpretation The official interpretation of the Canadian government… Read More »Chinese and Whites in British Columbia from an Ethnocentric Perspective
I emailed my article Chinese Head Tax, White Apologies, and “Inclusive Redress” (26 May 2014) to the Mayor of Vancouver, Gregory Robertson, and to Vancouver… Read More »Reply to Vancouver Councillors Kerry Jang and Raymond Louie
Vancouver City Motion to Investigate Head Tax — Yet Again Raymond Louie, a Canadian with ancestry from China, currently serving his fourth term as Vancouver… Read More »Chinese Head Tax, White Apologies, and “Inclusive Redress”
Late in April 2014 a few dozen flyers were distributed in Brampton Ontario. The flyer, entitled “The Changing Face of Brampton”, showed an old black… Read More »Brampton “anti-Immigration” Flyers Question Marginalization of Europeans in their own Homeland