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Making Canada home : how immigrants shaped this country

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  • Author: Hughes, Susan

    People from every single country in the world call Canada home. From the very first arrivals as long as 30,000 years ago - the ancestors of Canadas Aboriginal peoples - right up until today, people have settled in this country to build a better life. Chronicles the countrys major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees, while also acknowledging times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to todays multicultural society. Includes personal accounts, historic documents, memorabilia, and archival photographs, as well as maps, sidebars, a timeline, and a glossary. Grades 4-7. 2016.

    Original Publisher: Revised and expanded edition. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Owlkids Books Ltd., 2016. 128 pages, Toronto, CNIB
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780616937303