The event featured a keynote address from the hosts of Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi Harnarayan Singh and Randip Janda. Vancouver Canucks mascot Fin also made a special appearance.
The exhibit features artifacts, memorabilia, photographs and stories that have great historical breadth reflecting the often conflicted laden Canadian responses to players of colour.
The exhibit, which is free, is expected to run for a year.
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Slideshow by: John Morrow/Abbotsford News