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B.C. District Union News

B.C. District Union News

The B.C. District Union News, under the direction of editor Harvey Murphy, was published out of Vancouver by the B.C., Yukon and North West Territories locals of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers from 1944 to 1955. B.C. Union News ceased publication in 1955 when the Canadian national paper of...
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B.C. Saturday Sunset

B.C. Saturday Sunset

A weekly newspaper published in Vancouver by John P. McConnell and R.S. Ford, the B.C. Saturday Sunset was first printed on June 15, 1907.  The Saturday Sunset offered articles relating to life in Western Canada and business, political and social events and issues, of both local and national...
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British Columbia Federationist

British Columbia Federationist

Originally started in 1907 by the Vancouver Trades and Labor Council as the Western Wage Earner, the British Columbia Federationist was a weekly labor newspaper published in Vancouver, B.C. The newspaper was published by the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council until 1923 (jointly with the B.C....
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Canadan Uutiset

Canadan Uutiset

Canadan Uutiset (Canada News) is a Finnish language community newspaper first published November 11, 1915 in Port Arthur / Thunder Bay, Ontario. In its early days, the newspaper was operated by a group of conservative, non-Socialist Finns, and in the 1930s it was closely associated with the Central...
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Canadian India Times

Canadian India Times

Although the older Punjabi community of British Columbia is better known, an influx of post-war Indo-Canadian immigrants to Toronto and other Eastern Canadian cities created a vibrant and diverse South Asian population. In addition to immigrants from all over the Indian sub-continent, significant groups arrived from...
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Canadian Jewish News

Canadian Jewish News

The first significant migration of Jews to Canada occurred between the 1840s and 1880's; by 1921, the Jewish population had grown to 126,201, and it continued to grow until 1931, when the government enacted policy to restrict Jewish immigration due to economic reasons and anti-Jewish sentiment. The next major wave of...
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Chinese Express

Chinese Express

Although it developed later than the British Columbia community, Chinese immigration to Ontario was already a significant force in the 1950s. After changes to immigration policy in 1967 opened the doors to skilled workers, large Chinese communities began to form in Toronto and Ottawa, as well other large Canadian cities...
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Courrier Sud

Courrier Sud

French Canadians began settling in Ontario at the beginning of the 18th century with the establishment of an agricultural settlement on the site that is now Windsor, Ontario. It was almost a century later that this small colony expanded and further settlements were created to meet the demand for industrial labour as...
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Crescent

Crescent

Because of immigration restrictions on South Asians, Canada’s Pakistani communities did not begin to be established until well into the 1960s. According to the Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples, "When the 1951 quota system that provided places for 100 Pakistanis was replaced with a point system in 1967, the...
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Jewish Western Bulletin

Jewish Western Bulletin

The Jewish Western Bulletin, which changed its name to the Jewish Independent in 2005, has been the British Columbia Jewish community’s newspaper since 1930. Currently, the paper is published 49 weeks of the year. Originally labeled “The Organ of the Jewish Community Centre,” the Jewish Western...
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