Gurdit S.

Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Heritage Fair

Komagata Maru

In 1914 a ship came full of 376 Indians to the docks of Vancouver. Then were sent back.




What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

Only 24 men were allowed to disembark because they paid immigration fees and had come to Canada before.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

That just by race or color does not matter we all are humans with different paint jobs.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

My life compared to that incident is night and day difference because they had to struggle so much to get in Canada across the sea but it didn't work.