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Strangers At Our Gates

Immigrants and immigration have always been central to Canadians' perception of themselves as a country and as a society. This crisply written history describes the different kinds of immigrants who have settled in Canada and the immigration policies that have helped...

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William C. Van Horne: Railway Titan

William C. Van Horne was one of North America's most accomplished men. Born in Illinois  in 1843, Van Horne started working in the railway business at a young age. In 1881 he was lured north to Canada to become general manager of the fledgling Canadian Pacific...

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