Mon. to Chinese-Canadian Veterans

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Monument to Chinese-Canadian Veterans

The Monument to Chinese-Canadian Veterans was built to commemorate the contribution of the Chinese people through Canadian history.


Monument

Two bronze statues are part of the Monument, this one represents a railroad worker, reminding how important the Chinese were in the making of the transcontinental railroad.


Monument

The other statue represents a soldier from World War II, in memory of all the Chinese who helped or served in the Canadian Army at that time.


Monument

It is also around that monument that Veterans Day is celebrated each year.


Monument

The Honument is honouring the thousands of Chinese who had to fight for Canada and for their place in this country, reminding everyone of the greatness of their acts for this Canada and its history.