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Chinese Immigration Act bars further immigration from China

Canada’s Chinese Immigration Act (Exclusion Act) came into effect, barring further immigration from China. (Order in Council 1272 – GM, 97) July 1, the national day of Canada, was declared as Humiliation Day in Chinese communities, and businesses were closed on this day in protest. (CTC, 145) [CCL, 145-146, states that stores and associations started to mark this day in 1924]

Timeline Date

Sun, 1923-07-01

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1 July 1923