Saltwater City TV:
See how the head tax redress protest got started in Vancouver
Paul Martin walks past angry protestors drowned out by a friendly Lion Dancer when he
arrived to sign the Agreement-in-Principle for "No Apology" and "No Compensation" as
the first part of $2.5 Million for Acknowledgement, Commemoration and Education."
Little did he know that Chinese Canadians really wanted "Apology, Compensation and
Education" - photo Harvey Lee
It was November 26, 2005 when Prime Minister Paul Martin came to Vancouver to sign the
Agreement-In-Principle with the National Congress of Chinese Canadians at the SUCCESS
building in Vancouver's Chinatown.
Chinese Canadians came from throughout the Vancouver Lower Mainland to combine their
voices in protest against an "agreement" that contained pre-conditional clauses of "No Apology"
and "No Compensation."
Saltwater City film crews were there to record the action.
Watch Saltwater City on on Shaw cable 4 in Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley.
1:00pm Sunday Jan. 15
10:30pm Monday Jan. 16
2:30pm Thursday Jan. 19
11:30am Saturday Jan. 21
See Chinese Canadian seniors from leafletting and information
line in action.
See a music video by the Running Dog Lackeys produced by the
Nugget Peak Railway Collective celebrating Gim Wong's Ride for Redress.
See a short video with Pierre Berton and Gim Wong's presentation from
the Last Spike event Nov. 7, 2003.