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Approaching the Past: Policing in Aboriginal and Chinese Communities in Vancouver, May 8

Event Date(s): 
8 May 2014
Vancouver BC
Primary Contact Name: 
Anne Marie Goodfellow
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Approaching the Past 

A series of free events sponsored by The History Education Network/Histoire et éducation en réseau (THEN/HiER)
The theme for Spring 2014 is the History of Policing in Vancouver.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
UBC Learning Exchange, 612 Main Street, Vancouver

Policing in Aboriginal and Chinese Communities in Vancouver

Join us for discussions about the history of policing in Vancouver’s Aboriginal and Chinese communities with special guests from the Vancouver Police Department: Rick Lavallee, Aboriginal Liaison, Diversity and Aboriginal Policing Section, and Wes Fung, Neighbourhood Police Officer, Chinese Community Policing Centre.

This is a free event for educators in schools, museums, and heritage programs, as well as the general public. Participants will be provided with a package of materials for lesson and program planning. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited.

Please join us! Everyone is welcome!

or (604) 822-6915

We thank the VPD’s Diversity and Aboriginal Policing Section, the Chinese Community Policing Centre, and UBC Learning Exchange for their support of this event.

Photo: Vancouver City Mounted Police in front of Lumbermen’s Arch at Pender Street and Hamilton Street City, 1912. Photo by W.J. Eggett. City of Vancouver Archives AM336-S3-2-: CVA 677-502.

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