Migration, immigration et émigration

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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 ...

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 ...

The Montreal Shtetl

Par (auteur) Zelda Abramson & John Lynch
Catégories: La Shoah

Drawing on more than 60 interviews with survivors, hundreds of case files from Jewish Immigrant Aid Services, and other archival documents, this book presents a portrait of the daily struggles of Holocaust ...

Shifting the Liberal Human Rights Regime

Par (auteur) Nicole Marshall
Catégories: Enjeux environnementaux

This timely book argues that the way that states frame migration rights is increasingly falling out of step with modern realities. With the number of environmentally displaced people set to rise dramatically, ...

Les Maghrébins de Montréal

Quelle est la place des groupes venus d’ailleurs dans la société québécoise ? Quels liens tissent-ils avec leur nouveau pays ? Comment les deuxièmes générations d’immigrants, notamment maghrébins, ...