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CBC News Looking Back: Quong Wing New

In 1912, a restaurant owner in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is fined for breaking a law that prohibited Chinese business owners from hiring white women. With the support of other Chinese business owners, Quong Wing fights the case all the way to the Supreme Court.
  • 1999
  • 00:04:03
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/31/2020

CBC News Pier 21: The Journey to New Beginnings

Pier 21, on the Halifax waterfront, is now the last standing immigration shed in Canada. Between 1928 and 1971, more than one million Canadians, many of them war brides, refugees and children, first set foot on Canadian soil at Pier 21. A visit to the remarkable Pier 21 museum begins this documentary. The spectrum of immigrant experiences are examined: the ...
  • 1999
  • 00:58:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013