Expulsion of Ugandan-Asians – 1972

Between September 6 and November 8, 1972, Canada resettled over 6000 Ugandan Asians expelled from their country. To mark this fiftieth anniversary, CIHS presents: a commemorative edition of our Bulletin with contributions from Canadians directly involved in this immigration response; a link to a book by the officer-in-charge of the special immigration office set up in Kampala. Roger St. Vincent’s book, ‘Seven Crested Cranes’ is online; an essay by Michael Molloy on the evolutio... Read more.

UKRAINE

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has displaced millions of Ukrainians. Many have found refuge in neighboring European countries.  Large numbers of Ukrainians will be seeking refuge in Canada.  This will not be the first time Canada has helped Ukrainians displaced by war.  The following links lead to three articles in the CIHS Bulletin (issues 96, 97, and 98), with the post-WW2 period when Canada resettled large numbers of Ukrainians and other East European displaced by wartime events and una... Read more.

Gunn Prize 2022

CIHS and Carleton University are pleased to announce a new partnership to award the Gunn Prize for excellence in a student essay on an historical matter in Canadian immigration policies and programs. Click here for more information.