BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3927@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120915T000000Z DTEND:20130519T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Exhibit opening reception: Saturday\, September 15\, 2:00-5:00p m\, everyone welcome!\n \n From the bustling docks of Steveston to remote inlets on the northern Coast\, Japanese Canadians have made unique contrib ution to fishing in BC both before and after the war. Their story is inter twined with the labour and political history of BC &ndash\; before 1949\, the province had some of the toughest racial exclusion laws in Canada. Wit h pride and perseverance\, the Nikkei community proved their skill as fish ermen and cannery works\, and built a new life as Canadian citizens.\n \n Sponsored by the Nikkei Fishermen&rsquo\;s Committee\, the BC Arts Council \, and G&amp\;F Financial. SUMMARY:Exhibit: Ryoshi - Nikkei Fishermen of the BC Coast URL:/en/events/2012/09/15/exhibit-ryoshi-nikkei-fishermen-of-the-bc-coast/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR