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Le Cri de l' est

Le Cri de l' est

The village of Matane, Québec, located on the Gaspé Peninsula directly across the St. Lawrence River from Baie-Comeau, was the site of a French agricultural settlement in the late 18th century. It remained a tiny community until the emergence of lumber and forestry industries in the late 19th century. The weekly town...
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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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The Chinese Times

The Chinese Times

The Chinese Times newspaper was published in Vancouver daily from 1914 to 1992; it covered both local information and news about China and Asia generally. As the longest-running newspaper in the largest Chinese community in Canada, the Chinese Times was uniquely situated to reflect the adaptation of immigrants to Canada...
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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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The Peak

The Peak

The Peak, the official Simon Fraser University (SFU) student newspaper, has been published since 1965, when the University was founded on the peak of Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, British Columbia. It is currently a weekly publication in both print and electronic versions.

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