烈治文

二十世紀早期的卑詩省烈治文市還大多是農田 。 由於菲沙河三角州土壤肥沃,許多華人和日本人到這裡種蔬菜等新鮮農產品供應本地市場。他們也到菲沙河沿線的漁業和罐頭廠打工。從二十世紀九十年代開始,烈治文市成為 一個繁華的城市, 從香港和中國大陸來的移民佔該市人口的半數以上。 結果,許多餐館和商店應運而生,服務這些新移民客戶。

Related historical newspaper articles:

Article 1: 域埠蔬菜同業開會誌 Meeting of Chinese growers in Victoria against the government’s legislation on selling produce.

Chinese Times, February 17, 1937 Click to read article

Article 2: 華農與推銷局員衝突 The fight between Chung Chuck and Earl Mckay, the inspector, on Marpole-Fraser Avenue Bridge.

Chinese Times, March 2, 1937 Click to read article

Article 3: 華農與白農衝突⎕訊 Conflicts between white growers and Chinese growers. The white growers were guarding all the bridges between Vancouver and Richmond to prevent Chinese growers brining potatoes to sell in Vancouver.

Chinese Times, March 3, 1937 Click to read article

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