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Returning to the Pier After 84 Years

In 1930, at the young age of two, Ernst and his parents left Romania. Now, he is established in Calgary, Alberta and recently returned to Pier 21, 84 years after he and his parents first landed in Canada.

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Diversity Spotlight: Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent

Join us on Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Natural History for the free Diversity Spotlight film screening of Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent.

The film is rated G and presented in English in partnership with the Atlantic Jewish Council.

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What else is happening at the Museum >

Museum Reopening
May 2015

Watch for details on our reopening events and new exhibitions.

Scotiabank Family History Centre

Open: Monday to Friday; 9:30am to 5:30pm

Gift Shop

Open: October 25 to Oct 31; 9:30am to 5:30pm

Construction is Booming at Pier 21

Changes are happening at the Canadian Museum of Immigration! Check out Office Manager Ashley MacPherson’s blog to find out more!

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Discover Canada from the Comfort of Your Smartphone!

Ever wonder what Canada means to young Canadians? The Explore150 mobile app encourages young Canadians to share and explore their favourite national sites and reflect how these help shape our country. The project partnered with museums, including Pier 21, galleries, and historic sites across the country to enable a new generation to explore the richness of Canada’s cultural, natural and historical wonders.

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Are you ready to prepare for the Canadian citizenship test? Let us help you! Take part in eight weekly sessions of guided study, led by an experienced Museum educator. The Museum’s Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation Course follows the Discover Canada official study guide published by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

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