Men from southern China came along with the earliest non-indigenous migrants to what later became British Columbia, for instance as carpenters and ship’s crew on-board former British naval officer John Meares’ private expedition from Macau in 1788 to (unsuccessfully) establish a trading fort in Nuu-chal-nuth territory on what is now known as Vancouver Island. When […]

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