The Secret Life of Canada The Secret Life of Chinatown

The Secret Life of Canada The Secret Life of Chinatown

Most major cities across Canada have a Chinatown – but how did they start, and why? What is the historical importance of Chinatowns? How did Chinatowns go from safe-havens to celebrated cultural spaces?  This episode, a look at the early history of Chinese people this side of the Pacific, and the historic Chinatown in B.C. that predates Confederation. (Hint: it's not in Vancouver.)

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  • 2019
  • 00:28:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019