Links & resources

Chinese-Canadian community and online resources

Head tax register database at Library and Archives Canada

"The Early Chinese Canadians" at Library and Archives Canada

Chinese Canadian Historical Society of B.C.

Chinese Canadian Culture Online Project

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Chinese-Canadian Genealogy at Vancouver Public Library

Chinese-Canadian History Wiki at Vancouver Public Library

Chinese Immigration to Canada: A Tale of Perseverance at the CBC Archives

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“Historic Study of the Society Buildings in Chinatown." Report of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society Contractor to the City of Vancouver. 2005. Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia. 14 July 2009.

Johnson, Elizabeth. “Cantonese Opera In Its Canadian Context: The Contemporary Vitality of an Old Tradition.” Theatre Research in Canada. 17(1): 1996.

Ng, Wing Chung. The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1999.

Stanley, Timothy. “Chinamen Wherever We Go: Chinese Nationalism and Guang Dong merchants in BC 1871-1911.” The Canadian Historical Review. 1976.

Stanley, Timothy. “"By the Other Side of Other Chinese Canadians: The Locally Born and the Invention of Chinese Canadians.” BC Studies. Winter2007/Spring2008 (156/157): 109-139.

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From China to Canada: A History of the Chinese Canadian Communities in Canada. Edited by Edgar Wickberg, Ronald Con, Harry Con, Graham Johnson and William Willmott. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982.

Wickberg, Edgar. “The New Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia.” Chinese America: History and Perspectives (2007): 215-218.


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