Chinese historical sights sought in Richmond

Do you know of a historically significant place in Richmond connected to the Chinese community?

If the answer is yes, the B.C. government wants to know so it can be formally recognized for its heritage value.The province is seeking nominations from the public of historic places with significance to B.C.’s Chinese community that reflect the development and history of B.C., according to Richmond Centre MLA and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism Teresa Wat.

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Approximately 10 of the nominated historic places will be officially recognized by the government and placed on the BC Register of Historic Places and the Canadian Register of Historic Places.

The project is the result and inspiration of the Chinese Historical Wrongs Consultations, where many participants advocated the preservation of Chinese Canadian cultural history. Anyone can submit their nomination through the Heritage BC website at: heritagebc.ca.

The deeadline for nominations is Feb. 20.

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