Across Cultures

How have we contributed to Canada?

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This theme presents contributions by diverse cultural communities in the fields of politics, economic development, art, music, as well as in the struggle for workers’ rights.

The Third Heaven

The Third Heaven
1998, director: Georges Payrastre

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The heritage of Chinese contributions to Vancouver, B.C. and Canada is discussed by several people, including former British Columbia premiers Glen Clark and Bill Vander Zalm. Hong Kong's 1997 reversion to China had an impact on Canada. Michael Lam, a Canadian businessman of Chinese origin, and professor of Chinese history René Goldman discuss Hong Kong entrepreneurs' development plans in Vancouver.