Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax
and Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century
Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax is designed to provide and introductory-level overview of Anti-Chinese immigration policies that were implemented by the Government of Canada, with a focus on the firsthand accounts of the people who were impacted. This title makes use of photos and illustrations, firsthand accounts, and sections of easily digestible text to engage students with the material. The titles in this series are ideal for introductory-level university classes where students may not have encountered these subjects before.
ARLENE CHAN, a third-generation Chinese Canadian, is a retired librarian and author of non-fiction works for children, young adults, and adults on Chinese festivals and the Chinese in Canada. An avid dragon boat racer and gold-medalist on the Canadian National Women_x0092_s Dragon Boat Team, she lives, writes, and paddles in Toronto.