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What’s the point of yet another apology for a historical wrong?

We need to see these events, like the Komagata Maru, not as isolated incidents that are a blip in Canadian history, but rather as yet another example of systemic racism, writes Milan Singh.



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This column is an opinion by Milan Singh, who was a lead researcher on Simon Fraser University Library’s Komagata Maru Incident Project. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section
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Today July 23 marks the date the Komagata Maru ship was forced to return to India after being held in Burrard Inlet for two months. 
The majority of the ship’s 376 passengers from India were denied entry in 1914 based on a racist regulation carefully designed to keep South Asians from m…

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