Migration, immigration and emigration

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Who Gets In

An eye-opening account of the Jewish immigration experience in the 1930s, and one man’s battle against anti-Semitic immigration policies.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Yosef Eisenstein, arrived ...

Cleaning Up

This fascinating book uncovers the little-known, surprisingly radical history of the Portuguese immigrant women who worked as night-time office cleaners and daytime “cleaning ladies” in postwar Toronto. ...

Harvesting Freedom

In this singular firsthand account, a former migrant worker reveals a disturbing system of exploitation at the heart of Canada’s farm labour system.

When Gabriel Allahdua applied to the Seasonal Agricultural ...

Gifts from Amin

In August 1972, military leader and despot Idi Amin expelled Asian Ugandans from the country, professing to return control of the economy to “Ugandan citizens.” Within ninety days, 50,000 Ugandans ...

What the Oceans Remember

Sonja Boon’s heritage is complicated. Although she has lived in Canada for more than 30 years, she was born in the UK to a Surinamese mother and a Dutch father. An invitation to join a family tree ...

Mille après mille

La chanteuse Mary Travers (La Bolduc), le crooner Rudy Vallée et le directeur de troupes Jean Grimaldi sont de véritables célébrités à leur époque. Outre leur renommée, ils ont en commun de profiter ...

Minarets on the Horizon

This book gives us a detailed look at the Muslim presence in Canada, starting with the pioneer settlers from Syria/Lebanon and the Balkans in the early twentieth century and moving on to the more modern ...

Pier 21

Between 1928 and 1971, nearly one million immigrants landed in Canada at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. During those years, it was one of the main ocean immigration facilities in Canada, including when ...

La liste de Winslow expliquée

Que nous apprend de nouveau cette lecture de la fameuse liste que le lieutenant-colonel John Winslow a transcrite dans son Journal à l’automne de 1755 ? Paul Delaney démontre clairement dans cet essai ...

Un-Canadian

By (author) Graeme Truelove
Foreword by Ihsaan Gardee
Categories: Civics and citizenship

Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North is a provocative warning to Canadians that the values they cherish are being eroded through a disturbing pattern of political, legal, and social prejudice against ...