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W.C.Wong ESQ. have been assured of appointment with Prime Minister Open in full size

W.C.Wong ESQ. have been assured of appointment with Prime Minister

Manuscript, 1960, English

W.C.Wong ESQ. have been assured of appointment with Prime Minister

Manuscript, 1960, English

Notes

In 1960 RCMP conducted raids on Chinese community searching for "illegal immigrants". Chinese delegation across Canada met with Prime Minister John Diefenbaker in Ottawa to protest against the raids on Chinese homes, restaurants and businesses. The delegation requested improvements to Canada’s immigration laws and petitioned to facilitate family reunification. This document is the telegraph confirming with Mr. William Wai Ching Wong the meeting appointment of June 21st 1960 .

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Copyright

Medium

paper

Extent

1 page

Provenance

Gift from Nelson Wong in 2016

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Chinese Canadian Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

CHI201601B080301-DIG