Consultation Forum: Apology for Historical Wrongs Against Chinese British C...

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The Honourable Teresa Wat

Minister of International Trade and

Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism

invites you to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss a proposed formal apology from the Province of British Columbia to British Columbia’s Chinese community for historical wrongs. You may attend any of the meetings held in the Lower Mainland:

Burnaby

Monday, January 20, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Metrotown Hilton
6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC

Richmond

Monday, January 27, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC

The purpose of the meetings are to bring together Chinese community associations and citizens impacted by historical wrongs in order to provide a forum to present comments, concerns and stories they may wish to include as part of the official consultation record.

Minister Wat will be traveling to various communities and engaging with Chinese community associations and citizens to identify wording, delivery and other issues related to a formal apology for historical wrongs experienced by British Columbia’s Chinese community.

The doors will be open a half-hour prior to the start time. If you are not able to attend a meeting but are interested in providing feedback, you can send comments directly to: apology.consultation@gov.bc.ca or visit www.embracebc.ca.

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