From 1946 to 1948, 64 446 War Brides and their children arrived at Pier 21 to join their Canadian husbands. Originally from England, Elsie Mills travelled aboard the Britannic in 1945 to be reunited with her husband who she had married during the war.
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This Canada Day come enjoy the fun-filled activities for the entire family at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Admission is free all day, so you can explore our new permanent exhibitions.
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?