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Chinese Community

Brantford's first Chinese immigrant arrived in 1885. Within two years, another Chinese immigrant would arrive in Brantford with the intention of opening a laundry service on Market Street. By 1921, Brantford's Chinese population had grown to 140 out of which four were women and twelve were children. The citizens of Chinese descent in Brantford were known for their successful restaurants and laundries.


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