B.C. gives Vancouver $1 million for proposed Chinese-Canadian museum

VANCOUVER -- The City of Vancouver is getting a $1 million boost from the B.C. government to support the establishment of a Chinese-Canadian museum, with the goal of creating branches in other communities across the province.

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