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Our online collections contain 1,244 stories and 454 oral histories.

Title Date of Arrival Culture Related Ship Accession Number Language More Information
Immigration story of Nooshin Amineh (Iranian Immigrant) Iranian S2017.38.1 English

The Welcome Home to Canada program provides paid work experience to new immigrants who are facing barriers to employment. Participants are employed at the Museum for six months.

Immigration story of Nellie Grimmer (British immigrant) British S2016.487.1 English

During the First and Second World Wars civilian, European women, married Canadian soldiers. Most of the women came from Great Britain, with fewer numbers coming from other European countries. These women are refered to as War brides.

Immigration story of Michelina Trigiani (Italian immigrant) Italian S2016.442.1 English
Immigration story of May Cole (English War Bride) English S2017.289.1 English

During the First and Second World Wars civilian, European women, married Canadian soldiers. Most of the women came from Great Britain, with fewer numbers coming from other European countries. These women are referred to as War brides.

Immigration story of Mary Ann Gaetano (Italian Immigrant) Italian S2016.485.1 English
Immigration story of Marion Flemming (nee Mitchell) (British Immigrant) British S2017.191.1 English
Immigration Story of Marija (Zdesar) Lavrisa (Slovenian Displaced Person) Slovenian S2017.266.2 English
Immigration story of Maria Tomaszczyk (Ukrainian immigrant) Ukrainian S2016.375.1 English

The story is donated by Maria’s daughter, Irene Lind.

The Internation Refugee Organization, run between 1946 and 1972 as a special agency of the United Nations, assisted refugees and displaced persons in many countries. This program was eventually replaced by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Immigration story of Maria Serrarens-Monnikendam (Dutch Immigrant) Dutch S2017.264.1 English

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