History

Gateway to Canada: A look back at Pier 21

Canada’s last active seaport immigration shed closed 50 years ago — a look back at Pier 21

  • Mar 08, 2021
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Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo; data compiled from various years of: Canada, Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Canada Year Book, Library and Archives Canada, Department of Citizenship and Immigration "Statement of Arrivals;" and Canada, Manpower and Immigration, Immigration Statistics
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Map: Chris Brackley/Can Geo; data compiled from various years of: Canada, Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Canada Year Book, Library and Archives Canada, Department of Citizenship and Immigration "Statement of Arrivals;" and Canada, Manpower and Immigration, Immigration Statistics
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