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Hung Chung She Po

Hung Chung She Po

Chinese immigration to Toronto dates at least to 1877, when two Chinese businesses are listed in the city directory. However, the community remained small for decades, finally reaching 2,500 people in the 1920s. Growth after that time remained slow due to restrictions specifically targeting Chinese immigrants (the...
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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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Latvija Amerika

Latvija Amerika

According to the Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples, Latvian immigrants to Canada were first recorded as an ethnic group distinct from Russians in 1921; as such, there is no record of how many Latvians arrived prior to this date. Between 1921 and 1945, 409 Latvians arrived; in 1941, the census recorded 975 people...
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Liekki

Liekki

Liekki was a weekly Finnish language literary magazine published in Sudbury, Ontario between December 1935 and June 1974, when it merged with the newspaper Vapaus, also published in Sudbury. The resulting publication, Viikkosanomat, moved to Toronto. Later, the paper resumed the Vapaus...
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Meie Elu

Meie Elu

A semiweekly Estonian language newspaper, Meie Elu (Our Life) was published in Toronto, Ontario between 1950 and 2001, when it was merged with Vaba Eestlane (Free Estonian) to form Eesti Elu (Estonian Life). Issues dating from January 7 to December 30, 1977 have been...
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Messenger

Messenger

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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Minchung Sinmun

Minchung Sinmun

Minchung Sinmun (sometimes spelled Minjoong Shinmoon) was published in Toronto from 1979 to 1993. According to the Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples, "In the mid-1960s there were only about a hundred Koreans in Toronto. Thirty years later, forty thousand lived in Ontario, the majority in the...
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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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Ottawa Chinese Community Newsletter

Ottawa Chinese Community Newsletter

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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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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