BCHF News Victoria School Board apologizes for Chinese segregation 100 years ago

Victoria School Board apologizes for Chinese segregation 100 years ago

CTV News reported on September 2nd that the Victoria School Board issued an apology to Chinese Canadians. In 1922 the School Board passed a resolution to segregate Chinese students.

Read the article from CTV News. Earlier this year, the BCHF recorded John Adams, a historian from Victoria, in a tour of Victoria that includes information about the segregation of Chinese students. You can view this recording on the BCHF’s YouTube site, scrolling to 58:47 to watch the portion about the exclusion of Chinese students at George Jay School in Victoria, 1922.