Canada on the Pacific: 1866-1925

Walter N. Sage


"Canada is now finding her place on the Pacific. Her aims are peaceable. Her armaments are negligible. She seeks to advance her cause not by war but through avenues of trade… In common with all other English-speaking nations on the 'Pacific Rim' she is forced to solve the vexed problem of Asiatic immigration. But she is attempting to provide a solution which will not injure the feelings of the Asiatics. The 'Gentlemen's Agreement' with Japan has worked well. Chinese exclusion since 1923 seems to have produced no very hard feelings. The British Indian question, though not satisfactorily settled, is dormant..."

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