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Kanadai Magyar Munkas

Kanadai Magyar Munkas

Approximately 80,000 Hungarian immigrants arrived in Canada between 1885 and 1959. Early immigrants came to Canada to escape poor economic conditions and a lack of land and employment in Hungary. Canada offered work to these individuals in agriculture, factories and the mining and lumber industries. Later immigrants...
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Le Cultivateur

Le Cultivateur

A French-language newspaper, Le Cultivateur was published in Québec City from 1874 to 1906, an era of economic upheaval for the region. Québec City began losing its primacy as a transfer point for the fur and timber trade, losing out to Montréal, which had a rail link. Shipbuilding, another major industry, also...
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Le Rempart

Le Rempart

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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Modern Times Weekly

Modern Times Weekly

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

Shing Wah Daily News

Due to overpopulation and political and economic instability in their native country, a large number of Chinese emigrated from China in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The earliest immigration to Canada occurred on the west coast, in British Columbia, but there is evidence of Chinese businesses in...
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The Commentator

The Commentator

A trade union newspaper, The Commentator was published by Local 480 of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers in Trail, B.C. between November 1938 and December 1954. Issues dating from 1938 to 1945 and 1953 to 1954 have been digitized and are made available here.

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The New Canadian

The New Canadian

"At no other time in the life of the second generation, when hostile voices rise in sharp crescendo, has there been a greater need for some medium through which the Nisei might speak his thoughts and his hopes to the Canadian public at large," declared the editors of The New Canadian in its third issue,...
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Vapaus

Vapaus

Many of the Finnish immigrants that arrived in Canada between 1880 and 1930 brought with them the Socialist beliefs of their homeland. The challenging employment conditions that they faced in their new country encouraged many to become active in the labour movement and to create cooperatives and trade unions. This also...
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Vestnik

Vestnik

Individuals of Russian origin first immigrated to Canada as agricultural and industrial workers in the 1890's. For many years the only Russian newspaper in Canada was Vestnik (Herald), published in Toronto between 1941 and 1998 by the Federation of Russian Canadians (FRK), a leftist cultural...
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Voice of Pakistan

Voice of Pakistan

Due to 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 number...
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