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Empire Settlement Act of 1922 in Canada.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert


Question:  My late uncle by marriage once told me he was brought over to work in Canada on the farms as a laborer in the 1920's.  Did Canada have a call for immigrants to work farms back in that era?

 

Answer:  This migration was part of what was known as the Empire Settlement Act of 1922.  The government offered discounted passage to Canada or young people to settle as farm laborers and domestic workers in the early 1920's.


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