Vancouver Mayor Apologizes to Chinese Community for City’s Racist Past

The city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, formally apologized to Chinese Canadians for discriminating against them in the past.

In a council meeting on Sunday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson acknowledged that it was time to recognize “historical wrongdoings” committed against the city’s residents of Chinese descent.

Mayor George Robertson delivers an apology to the Chinese community. Image via Twitter / Van Mayor’s Office

“I rise today to recognize and repudiate such...

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