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After surviving the Holocaust, approximately 2,500 Jewish tailors and their families migrated to Canada in 1948 and 1949 through what was known as the Garment Workers Scheme. The Tailor Project is an initiative that preserves their stories and experiences. The Agenda discusses its goals, and what lessons the post-war scheme can offer to Canada's current efforts to welcome and settle refugees.
Rescuing Holocaust Survivors; A Reckoning with History
Downtown Windsor was once packed with shops and tourists, but what made it special was the famed Norwich Block on Ouellette Ave. It was home to South Shore Books, Louie Linguine's and the legendary Fast Eddy's Arcade before it was demolished in 1999.
In 1970 Fort Williams and Port Arthur amalgamated into Thunder Bay. Isolated from surrounding cities, an underground queer community found refuge with their chosen family, launching the city's first Thunder Pride.
OPINION: A cabinet shuffle this far into the last full fiscal year of a government means that new ministers won’t make a lot of difference — and the most important posts are staying in hands Ford trusts.