The Chinese Community in Toronto

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Sam Ching, a laundryman, is the first Chinese resident recorded in Toronto's city directory of 1878. The Chinese Community in Toronto EPUB EBook A few years later, in 1881, there were 10 Chinese and no sign of a Chinatown. Today, with no less than seven Chinatowns and half a million people, Chinese Canadians have become the second- EPUBlargest visible minority in the Greater Toronto Area.

Stories, photographs, newspaper reports, maps, and charts will bring to life the little-known and dark history of the Chinese community. Despite the early years of anti-Chinese laws, negative public opinion, and outright racism, the Chinese and their organizations have persevered to become an integral participant in all walks of life. "The Chinese Community in Toronto" shows how the Chinese make a significant contribution to the vibrant and diverse mosaic that makes Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Like this book? Read online this: Chinese Paradise-The Fun Way to Learn Chinese (Workbook 1A) (Workbook 1A) (v. 1A), Selling a ghost (Simplified Chinese reading comprehension, Level 1, Chinese-English Bilingual ).

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