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Honour the Trails, Legacies & Victories

Part 1
Part 2 - Personal Profile

Some suggestions:

  • Did you arrive alone or with your family?
  • Your reasons for coming to Canada.
  • Your recollections of the process that you or your parents went through in your country of orgin.
  • The journey, the arrival and being processed through immigration in a port or airport.
  • Your adjustment to life in Canada.
  • Your thoughts on being Canadian

Please enter your story here and feel free to share as much or as little as you like. Anything that you can tell us about your immigration experience will be of great interest. You may also upload your story as a file attachment below. Please feel free to zip and submit any story related documents or images as well.

Memorabilia:
If you have items such as scanned photographs or documents relating to your military service or immigration experience, or the experiences of a friend or relative that you would like presented with your account, please e-mail them to Carrie-Ann Smith at library@pier21.ca . If you are interested in donating items to the museum please write to the same address.

Note: you may upload your story or other materials as a PDF file (.pdf), Word Document (.doc) or ZIP file (.zip). There is a file size limit of 3MB! If you are sending us photos, please feel free to zip them up in an archive and submit below.

Files must be less than 8 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png txt pdf doc docx.
Part 3 - Your information
Part 4 - Authorization