Two centuries of B.C. history told through a diverse lens in new documentary series

A new four-part documentary tells the story of how British Columbia came to be, through a more inclusive lens, with voices of people from communities that have often been marginalized.

British Columbia: The Untold History will take viewers on a journey that spans 200 years starting from the late 18th century, weaving together stories from Indigenous, Chinese, Japanese, Punjabi, Black and European people, says director Kevin Eastwood. 

He adds that the docuseries, which airs on the Knowledge Network over the next four weeks, is also a platform for people of colour to share their stories of systemic racism.

“It’s no small thing to tell these stories because even though it’s so-called history, it’s

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