We will explore the rising status of Chinese Canadians and their contributions to Canadian society since 1967 when unfair conditions on their immigration were removed. Themes to be explored are their contributions to Canadian urban development, commerce, media, and social services; and their future development and potential contributions. Topics covered include; Chinatowns, preservation and promotion of Chinese culture, traditional Chinese medicine, elder care in urban centres, economic influence and achievements and future prospects.
By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:
- Identify the past discrimination of Chinese Canadians
- Describe Chinese Canadians' achievements to Canadian society
- Identify Chinese Canadians' actual and potential influence