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Chinese only signs in Richmond: city-run workshop

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About 150 Richmond’s residents took part in a city-run workshop on March 12, 2015 at the UBC Boathouse. Chinese only signs have long been a subject of contaversy in Richmond. Participants discuss how foreign signs (predominantly, in Chinese) affect the sense of belonging and cross-cultural communications.

The discussion was held about whether a sign bylaw should be considered by City Council. The majority agreed that such a bylaw maybe an effective way in solving the sign problem but also suggested that more education in community and political leadership is needed.

More: http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/BC/ID/2658609559/

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