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Stalwart Peasants in Sheepskin Coats

Ukrainian-speaking peasants from Eastern Europe were not anywhere near the preferred list of immigrants wanted by Canada in the early 1890s. English, French and American farmers were the top choice. But, the government had a huge problem.  Not enough of … Continue reading

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