More On Frank Oliver

More On Frank Oliver

The Liberal government of Sir Wilfrid Laurier was susceptible to racist public opinion.

What’s more, Minister of the Interior Frank Oliver was also Member of Parliament for Edmonton.

In April 1911, his constituents (in the Edmonton Board of Trade) wrote to Ottawa of “the serious menace to the future welfare of a large portion of western Canada, by reason of the alarming influx of Negro settlers.”

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