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Chinese workers arrive to work on CPR

Chinese workers recruited by contractors began to arrive in Victoria en route to construction jobs on the Canadian Pacific Railway. (GM, 44) Over 17,000 Chinese immigrants came to Canada between 1881 and 1884.

(CTC, 22)

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Fri, 1881-07-01 - Tue, 1884-07-01

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1881 - 1884