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Vancouver to Give Formal Apology to Chinese Victims of Historical Racial Discrimination

Vancouver’s civic government announced its plan to host an event in April 2018 where it will deliver a formal apology to victims of racial discrimination in the Chinese community, which was legislated by previous city leaders between 1886 and 1947.

The 2017 city council made the decision on Wednesday after hearing the tales of some of its Chinese community members about the horrible racial discrimination their deceased family members encountered.