Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Chinese Canadian National Council – TO Chapter, Mayor John Tory, and Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam invite you to…
10th Anniversary of Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act Redress
Redress Day Proclamation and Roundtable Discussion
Date: June 22, 2016
Location: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W, Toronto, ON
Time: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
4:30 pm – Proclamation of June 22nd as Chinese Head Tax & Exclusion Act Redress Day by Mayor John Tory at the Peace Garden in Nathan Phillips Square
5:00 pm – Community Roundtable Discussion in Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor of City Hall
Join us to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Head Tax & Exclusion Acts Redress Campaign and to reflect on the historical contribution and sacrifices of Chinese Canadians in building our nation.
Mayor John Tory will proclaim June 22nd as Chinese Head Tax & Exclusion Act Redress Day. A Community Roundtable will follow to discuss the Redress Campaign, its historical roots, and how we can learn from its lessons moving forward.