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'Cubic air' bylaw challenged

To challenge the “cubic air” bylaw, the CCBA passed a resolution that any Chinese who were arrested under this bylaw should go to jail. So many Chinese men were arrested that jailing them would be a violation of the bylaw. After this point, the police ended raids for overcrowding.

(CCL, 69-70)

Timeline Date

Thu, 1893-11-02

Display Date

2 November 1893