Proposal for Canada Place Street as “Komagata Maru Place”

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Photo caption: This week marked 109th anniversary of Komagata Maru Tragedy. The City of Vancouver and Province of British Columbia Proclaimed and declared May 23 as a Komagata Maru Remembrance Day in the City of Vancouver and Province of British Columbia. The City of Vancouver is also considering giving secondary name for Canada Place Street as “Komagata Maru Place” to redress BC’s racist past. In picture Raj Singh Toor, spokesman for the Descendants of the Komagata Maru Society, which submitted a renaming request to the city in 2018, with Vancouver Mayor and other members. (Full story on Page 21)