G.A. Walkem is Premier of the Province of British Columbia

G.A. Walkem replaces Amor De Cosmos as premier following the Texada scandal. As premier, Walkem passes legislation that denies the vote to Chinese and Indigenous people and pushes for the creation of Indian reserves smaller than that allowed by federal policy.

Foster, Hamar. “WALKEM, GEORGE ANTHONY,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 13, University of Toronto/Université Laval (1994). Accessed March 7, 2021. http://biographi.ca/en/bio/walkem_george_anthony_13E.html

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