Living in a country devastated by war, Giovanni Guglietti realized at an early age that there was little opportunity for himself and his siblings if they remained in their homeland. He was 16 years old when he left his home of Sora, Italy for Canada.
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Take part in the Krio Homecoming as we screen episode 5 of the CBC miniseries, The Book of Negroes, followed by a panel discussion with scholars and members of the Krio community.
Many immigrants feel like they really belong in Canada after receiving their citizenship. This specific moment holds a lot of power for many people, and we wanted to find a way to share that with our visitors. Would you pass the citizenship test?
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (the Museum) invites artists from across Canada to submit proposals for works to be included in an upcoming temporary exhibition entitled Canada: Day 1 Halifax. It will be presented in Halifax from March 17, 2017 to November 12, 2017.