Books and Movies of Chinese in Canada

Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library System 
     Kamloops Library Phone:  250-372-5145,   100-465 Victoria Street
     North Shore Library Phone:  250-554-1124,  693 Tranquille Road

Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit: A Tribute to the Chinese Who Worked on Canada’s Railroads More Than a Century Ago (2000)
Li, Julia Ningyu, compiler and editor
971.004 C2134L

Useful information about the recruitment and experiences of Chinese railway workers is also found
in the following books:

Chasing their dreams:  Chinese settlement in the Northwest Region
Chow, Lily
971.18004951      158p
Sojourners in the north
Chow, Lily
971.1004951        258p
The Peasant’s Gold: The Story of Peter Wing
Roth, Terrence
ISBN 1-894179-15-3 p. 88

From China to Canada: A History of the Chinese Communities in Canada (1982)
Con, Harry, et. al; Edgar Wickberg, editor.
971.004 F93c     p. 20-26

Gold Mountain: the Chinese in the New World (1983)
Chan, Anthony B.
305.8951 C45g    p. 37-73

In the Sea of Sterile Mountains: The Chinese in British Columbia (1977)
Morton, James
323.1711 M88i    p. 79-139

The Last Spike: The Great Railway, 1881-1885 (1971)
Berton, Pierre
971.05 B54s    p. 194-206

Photo banner: Detail from VPL Historical Photograph 78362, © 2010 Vancouver Public Library


The Confluence:  A History of Multiculturalism in Kamloops
Editor:  Ken Favrholdt, Kamloops, BC, Canada, 1996


Last Spike

Immigration Watch Canada – Canada Day/Railworker

Canadian Steel – Chinese Grit

Iron Road

Chinese Immigration to Canada:  A Tale of Persevera

Working Lives – Transportation: C.P.R.

Chinese Immigration – Chinese Redress

Gold Mountain – Chinese Immigration