International Buddhist Temple

After arriving back on mainland British Columbia from Vancouver Island the day before, as we were heading to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, we passed the International Buddhist Temple. It looked like an interesting place but didn’t stop to look inside. So the following day, we had another family gathering planned for dinner so my …

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Just as there was in the U.S., the Chinese in Canada experienced their fair share of racism. I was a bit taken aback at seeing the name of this machine, “Iron Chink”, at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. On one hand it is nice that they acknowledged this dark period of history …