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Immigration story of Beatrice Nzigire (Congolese immigrant) Congolese S2016.241.1 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 Babs Walker (English Immigrant) British S2016.437.1 English
Immigration story of Astrid Buss-Adams (German Immigrant) German S2016.372.1 English
Immigration story of Antonius and Cornelia Peterson (Dutch Immigrants) Dutch S2017.133.1 English
Immigration Story of Anne DeLuca (nee Nicholson) (English Immigrant) English S2016.441.1 English
Immigration story of Alfred Broadrick (English Home Child) English S2016.228.1 English

Between 1869 and the late 1930s, over 100,000 orphaned, abandoned and poor juvenile migrants were sent to Canada from the British Isles to have the chance at a better life while at the same time providing a cheap source of farm labour and domestic help. After arriving in Canada the children were sent to receiving farms and distributed to local farms.

Alfred did not settle in Canada, he moved back to England as a young man.

Immigration story of Alfons Suurallik (Estonian Immigrant) Estonain S2016.354.1 English
Immigration story of Alexander McCalmont (Irish Immigrant) Irish S2017.131.1 English
Immigration record issued to George Klein, February 9 1951 (No Restriction) February 9 1951 DI2013.671.1 English

[Donated to Pier 21, August 26 2002, by George Klein.
George Klein immigrated to Canada from Austria on board MV Georgic, arriving at Pier 21 on March 30, 1951. George Klein was a Romanian Displaced Person whose family had relocated to Kirchheim, Austria from their hometown of Ober-Eidisch, Romania to escape Joseph Stalin's advancing Soviet Army. George was raised as a farmhand and, hearing about better lifestyles in North America, he applied to immigrate to Canada as he had relatives already living there. George settled in Chatham, Ontario, and later in London, Ontario with his wife, Katharina, who also immigrated from Ober-Eidisch via Austria.

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