Chinese Immigration to British Columbia Chinese immigration to the Canadian province of British Columbia is a complicated subject given the duration of this migratory process - with distinct waves, spanning over a century – its varied causal factors, and the even more diverse range of consequences for not only the migrants but for British Columbian and Canadian society as a whole. This paper will attempt to argue the thesis that Chinese immigration to British Columbia can best be understood as a mixture of “pull” and “push” factors with Chinese coming to Canada as much to avoid a negative or potentially negative situation in China as well as their been drawn to British Columbia because of it potential to enhance their fortunes. As will be...The end:
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