New Temporary Exhibit at Pier 21 Commemorates 125th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is pleased to present Journey to Canada: Ukrainian Immigration 1891-1900. This temporary exhibit commemorates the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada.

The exhibit explores the events that led Ukrainians to leave their homes in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and their first experiences in western Canada. Many Ukrainians who immigrated to Canada came through Halifax.

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Make Canada Day a Historic One!

On Friday, July 1st celebrate Canada Day at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. The Museum is a must-visit venue to celebrate Canada. Join us for fun-filled activities for the entire family. Admission is free all day, so you can explore our new permanent exhibitions as well as our temporary exhibitions, Canada’s Titanic – Empress of Ireland and Canada’s Self Portrait.

From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., all are welcome to attend the official Citizenship Ceremony followed by our Multicultural Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair features live multicultural music, family friendly activities, crafting activities, sweet treats and much more!

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Pier 21 Welcomes Two of Canada’s Best Known Authors on British Home Children

Media Release
June 16, 2016
Halifax, NS

Pier 21 Welcomes Two of Canada’s
Best Known Authors on British Home Children

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is delighted to welcome authors Lori Oschefski and Beryl Young. The two authors will come together on June 21st at 10 a.m. to share the story of the British Home Children followed by a Q&A.

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