BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4029@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20121213T000000Z DTEND:20130519T000000Z DESCRIPTION:From the bustling docks of Steveston to remote inlets on the no rthern Coast\, Japanese Canadians have made unique contribution to fishing in BC both before and after the war. Their story is intertwined with the labour and political history of BC &ndash\; before 1949\, the province had some of the toughest racial exclusion laws in Canada. With pride and pers everance\, the Nikkei community proved their skill as fishermen and canner y works\, and built a new life as Canadian citizens.\n \n Supported by: Ni kkei Fishermen&rsquo\;s Reunion Project\, the BC Arts Council\, G&amp\;F F inancial Group\, Canadian Fishing Company\, Gulf of Georgia Cannery SUMMARY:Ryoshi Nikkei Fishermen of the BC Coast URL:/en/events/2012/12/13/ryoshi-nikkei-fishermen-of-the-bc-coast/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR