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The City of New Westminster apologizes to the South Asian community and descendants of the Komagata Maru

On Monday, September 27 at the Open Meeting of Council, with representatives of the South Asian Community in attendance, Mayor Jonathan X. Cote read the City of New Westminster’s official apology to the community, families and descendants of those who were impacted negatively by actions and words of the council of New Westminster during the Komagata Maru incident.

Read the full media release.

 

Apology documents:

English

Punjabi

Hindi

 

Date posted:September 28, 2021