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Tairiku Jiho = The Continental Times

Tairiku Jiho = The Continental Times

In the years between 1891 and 1937, Canada received over 30,000 immigrants from Japan, almost all of whom settled in British Columbia; in 1941, more than 95% of people of Japanese descent lived in that province. Following the internment of Japanese Canadians in British Columbia during the Second World War, some of these...
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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 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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Vaba Eestlane

Vaba Eestlane

A semiweekly Estonian language newspaper, Vaba Eestlane (Free Estonian) was published in Toronto, Ontario between 1952 and 2001, when it was merged with Meie Elu (Our Life) to form Eesti Elu (Estonian Life). Issues dating from January 6, 1977 to December 30, 1987...
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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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Zhyttia I Slovo

Zhyttia I Slovo

Between 1891 and 1914, approximately 170,000 Ukrainians, many agricultural workers, arrived in Canada. While those immigrants that settled in rural areas turned to religious organizations for a sense of community, secular, socialist groups developed among those Ukrainian immigrants that settled in the large urban...
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Zwiazkowiec

Zwiazkowiec

A Polish-Canadian press first developed in Winnipeg in the early 1900’s as a way to share news amongst Polish immigrants scattered throughout the country. Newspapers were also a vehicle for educating these immigrants in the customs and laws of their new country. In the years between the end of the First World War and...
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