BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4163@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20130509T000000Z DTEND:20130509T000000Z DESCRIPTION:By Helen Vandenberg\n\nThursday\, May 9\, 7:00pm\n Admission: m embers &amp\; seniors $3 / regular $5\n\nDuring the late 1890s to early 19 00s\, a small community hospital was built in Steveston. Outbreaks of typh oid amongst Japanese fishermen spurred its development\, but the hospital came to symbolize much more. It was argued that the hospital would not onl y provide care for the sick\, but would also demonstrate the success of th e Japanese in Canada and provide defense again the growing movement to res trict Japanese immigration in Canada.\n\n<a href="http://centre.nikkeiplac e.org/speaker-vandenberg/" target="_blank">centre.nikkeiplace.org/speaker- vandenberg</a> SUMMARY:SPEAKER SERIES The History of the Establishment of the Japanese Hos pital in Steveston URL:/en/events/2013/05/09/speaker-series-the-history-of-the-establishment-o f/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR