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Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association established

Chinese merchants in Victoria wrote to the consul-general in San Francisco, Huang Tsim Hsim, requesting a consulate in Canada and permission to establish a Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) in Canada. By April, 20 Chinese merchants raised funds to form a CCBA. The constitution of the CCBA (Zhonghua Huiguan) was published in July.

(CCL, 27-31)

Timeline Date

Sat, 1884-03-01

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March 1884