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.

Bamboo, Lions and Dragons

Bamboo, Lions and Dragons
1981, director: Richard Patton

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Professional, political and economic opportunities opened up for the Chinese after World War II. Douglas Jung, the first Canadian MP of Chinese descent, talks of his election campaign and the attitude of older-generation Canadians of Chinese origin toward his political work.