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Italians came to Canada to seek a better life From the 1870s to the 1920s they arrived in large numbers and found work mainly in mining railway building forestry construction and farming As time passed many used their skills to set up successful small businesses often in Little Italy districts in cities like Montreal Toronto Hamilton and Winnipeg Many struggled with the language and culture in Canada but their children became part of the Canadian mixWhen Canada declared war on Italy on June 10 1940 the government used the War Measures Act to label all Italian citizens over the age of eighteen as enemy aliens Those who had received Canadian citizenship after 1922 were also deemed enemy aliens Immediately the RCMP began making arrests Men young and old and a few women were taken from their homes offices or social clubs without warning In all about 700 were imprisoned in internment camps mainly in Ontario and New Brunswick The impact of this internment was felt immediately by families who lost husbands and fathers but the effects would live on for decades Eventually pressure from the Italian Canadian community led Prime Minister Brian Mulroney to issue an apology for the internment and to admit that it was wrongUsing historical photographs paintings documents and first person narratives this book offers a full account of this little known episode in Canadian history.

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