Sunday, January 1, 2017

Oh Canada! 150 Years of Confederation


January 1, 1947

Under Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, the Canadian Citizenship Act becomes law. Now all residents can have Canadian citizenship, whether they were born in Canada or elsewhere.

To learn more:

Library and Archives Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21


courtesy Library & Archives canada


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  1. It's going to be a fun year for those of us with deep Canadian roots!