We Are Immigrants (II)

WE ARE IMMIGRANTS (II) celebrates the resilience of early Chinese Canadian immigrants whose perseverance and hard work helped solidify the geographic boundaries, armed forces, and economic capacity of this country. The first wave of economic migrants from the mid-19th century were predominantly men, and their employment opportunities were so restricted that they could only work as labourers, servants, or merchants. Most notable are those who built the Rocky Mountains section of the Canadian Pacific Railway. (See more….)