- Question 1
- The first wave of Japanese
immigrants to Canada settled mostly in British Columbia.
The first wave of Japanese immigrants to Canada were known as the
Issei and came to Canada between 1877 and 1928. Most of these immigrants
settled in British Columbia, in Vancouver or in the Fraser Valley
villages such as Steveston and Mission City. During this time, Japanese
Canadians weren't welcomed into Canadian society and as a result they
often congregated in their own enclaves. In Vancouver, for example,
the heart of the Japanese Canadian community was Powell Street.
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