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National Remembrance Event

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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National Remembrance of the 100th Anniversary of the Enactment of the Chinese Exclusion Act in Canada

Date: June 23, 2023

Location: The Senate Chamber

Time: 3-5 PM ET

On June 23, 2023, the Honourable Senator Yuen Pau Woo, the Honourable Senator Victor Oh and Action! Chinese Canadians Together (ACCT) Foundation will be hosting a National Remembrance event in the Senate of Canada Chamber on the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the Chinese Exclusion Act in Canada.

This event is an opportunity to recognize the longstanding relationship between Chinese Canadians and Indigenous Peoples in Canada, to enhance a sense of pride and belonging, and to take action against racism.

Join the event via livestream from the Senate of Canada building. The livestream link for this event is: https://sencanada.zoom.us/j/94684875531

Event Program for the National Remembrance of the 100th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

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Viewing Parties for the National Remembrance of the 100th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act

  • We encourage you to organize a live stream viewing party and invite family and friends to watch the event with you.
  • The event is an opportunity for community groups to mark the centenary by organizing local livestream viewing events.
  • Teachers may want to organize a livestream viewing event and use it as an opportunity to inform students about the Exclusion Act. Educational materials will be made available on our website.

To find out more information about viewing parties, including resources and where public viewing parties are being held across Canada, please click here.

To register for a viewing party invite, as an individual and/or community, please click on the registration button below.



June 23
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Event Category:


The Senate Chamber