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Strangers at Our Gates: Canadian Immigration and Immigration Policy, 1540-2006 Revised Edition Paperback – Mar 30 2007


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"Strangers at Our Gates should be in every legislature, university, high-school, and public library as well as in every office and home where people are trying to understand Canada's immigration legacy."

(Joseph Garcea)

Immigrants and immigration have always been central to Canadians' perception of themselves as a country and as a society. In this crisply written history, Valerie Knowles describes the different kinds of immigrants who have settled in Canada, and the immigration policies that have helped to define the character of Canadian immigrants over the centuries. Key policymakers and moulders of public opinion figure prominently in this colourful story, as does the role played by racism. This new and revised edition contains additional material on immigration to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, sections on the evacuee children of the Second World War and Canadian War Brides, and material relating to significant developments in the immigration and refugee field since 1996. Special attention is paid to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of 2001.

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Valerie Knowles is an Ottawa journalist and writer who has published nine non-fiction works. From Telegrapher to Titan: The Life of William C. Van Horne (Dundurn Press, 2004) won the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography for 2004 and the City of Ottawa non-fiction book award for 2005.


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