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The Canadian Mosaic

Gallery - The Changing Tides of Immigration Policy

The notion of the ideal Canadian immigrant changed dramatically between 1890 and 1945, the country's first and second major waves of immigration. While the government originally preferred to recruit British Anglo-Saxons to settle the country's farms and cities, other ethnic groups successfully challenged bureaucratic policies that affected who could come to Canada and how.

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