Chapter 11: Encouraging Immigration
- Immigrant population by place of birth, by province and territory
Statistics from the 2001 census, showing the place of birth of immigrants for Canada as a whole, and also for Alberta, British Columbia, and the Yukon.
- Pier 21's Online Story Collection
Stories and photographs about immigrants to Canada between 1928 and 1971.
Sifton and Immigration to the West
- Sir Clifford Sifton
A brief biography of Sifton, with a photograph.
- The Last Best West: Advertising for Immigrants to Western Canada, 1870-1930
Follow the links at the bottom of the page to learn about how the Canadian government advertised for people to immigrate to Western Canada. Click on the hand pointers to read the whole story. Lots of posters and photographs-click on them to see larger images.
- Only Farmers Need Apply
The text of Clifford Sifton's speech to the House of Commons.
- Letters from the Trunk
Follow the journeys of real immigrants to Western Canada, with stories, photographs, and audio clips. One journey is in French.
- Canada: Keep Exploring
Modern Canadian advertising for tourism.
- Travel Alberta
Modern advertising for Alberta tourism.
- Alberta Tourism & Vacation Guide
Another site advertising Alberta tourism.
- Pier 21: Home Children
Click on the links under "Stories of Home Children" to read about a few of those who came to Canada as Barnardo children. Some of the stories have photographs.
The Grey Nuns
- Soeurs Grises de Montréal: History
History of the Grey Nuns, and a biography of Marguerite D’Youville, their founder, with paintings, a drawing, and the crest of the Grey Nuns.
- Grey Nuns in Manitoba
The website of the modern Grey Nuns in Manitoba. The home page has a short historical note, and some paintings. Click on the link "Our Foundress" for a brief biography.
Designing a Website
- Lissa Explains it All: HTML Help and Tutorial for Kids
A fun site to help you learn to create a website.
- Learning HTML For Kids!
Click on the chapter titles to go through the lessons on creating a website.
Religions in Canada
- Population by religion, by province and territory (2001 Census)
Statistics showing the number of people belonging to each religion listed. For figures for other provinces, click the name of the province on the left of the page.