The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
February 8P.3 1) Ambassador Wong was in Victoria on Feb. 6 to attend the B.C.Legislative Assembly. He was warmly welcomed by the Chinese community too. He said to the Chinese community that he was in Canada to protect the overseas Chinese and prosper commerce in China. Wong promised to do something about the recuction of the head tax and also the extension of time limit being absent from Canada for the Chinese immigrant workers.2) There was an award presentation ceremony to the students in CPA where Ambassador Wong was present. Speeches were made by Wong, and the teachers. Candies, books and stationary were awarded to the best students.3) It was reported in the English newspaper in Winnipeg on Feb. 2nd that the MLA announced that all Chinese operated restaurants in small towns and villages in Manitoba had to be closed down. It was said that the tourists were the ones who appealed for such an act. They said that the inexpensive Chinese food had robbed other businesses, from whites. The white restauranters were thus forced to close down; the problem was that the motels went with the restaurants had to close down, too. As a result tourists complained about the lack of accommodation in the villages and town.s. (This restrictive proposal had ilready been brought up last year. When Ambassador Yeung was in Winnipeg, to solve the case about emp -P.3 3) loyment of white females, he also solved this restrictive proposal. Unfortunately it was re-considered. It was thus hoped that Ambassador Yeung could do something and fight for the rights of the Chinese
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