They had very dangerous jobs, a lot of them died, and they were paid half as much as other workers.
The head tax was $50 per person at first, then was raised to $500 to further restrict Chinese entry to Canada.
Canada rejected a ship full of people from British ruled India and sent them back where they came from to die.
This was the highest number of residential schools open at one time
Canada denied a ship filled with 907 Jewish refugees fleeing Germany. 254 of the passengers died in the holocaust.
22,000 Japanese Canadians were removed from their homes and brought to internment camps. It was supposed to be a measure of "National Security" after the Pearl Harbour bombing.