Indian Hakka Chinese in Central Canada.
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This paper describes Chinese diversity in Canada, with particular focus on the Calcutta Hakka who arrived in Canada in the early 1980's. The paper further highlights the origins of Hakka people, diaspora, experience in Calcutta, and the cultural traits that make them very adaptable.Additionally the paper cites the community's shift from leather tanning/small business/professions in India, to new professions and Indian Chinese restaurant businesses in Canada.
From the Paper:"References to the `Chinese' in Canada imply one community although the last two decades have seen Chinese arrivals from 132 different countries speaking 100 languages and dialects. In numbers since the early 1980s, the Hakka Chinese from India and particularly from the city of Calcutta that have joined a larger and older Canadian Hakka population from other points in the British Commonwealth. Perhaps 35,000 Hakka Chinese are now Canadians, most in the Province of Ontario and an unclear number from India. It is estimated that within a few years, the Calcutta Hakka may be..."
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