Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Welcomes Gift from TD Bank Group

Halifax, NS—July 18—The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21’s Welcome Home to Canada received a remarkable $250,000 donation from TD Bank Group. Ed Clark, Group President & CEO, TD Bank Group toured the Museum and met with program participants after the announcement was made earlier today.

“Immigration is as important to Canada’s past as it is to our future. It’s made us a culturally rich nation, diverse in thought and experiences, which has helped build and grow businesses and communities,” said Ed Clark, Group President & CEO, TD Bank Group. “We’re proud to help celebrate these stories and support Pier 21 as they provide newcomers with valuable coaching and job training that expands their opportunities and ability to contribute to Canada’s workforce.”

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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Connects with Vancouverites

VANCOUVER, BC—The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 will hold its Annual Public Meeting (APM) in Vancouver this year on Thursday, June 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at CBC Vancouver, Studio 700 at 700 Hamilton Street. All are welcome.

The national museum’s physical home is on the Halifax waterfront at Pier 21, the National Historic Site that served as the gateway to Canada for one million immigrants between 1928 and 1971. However, the Museum’s reach extends well beyond its four walls to collect, share and pay tribute to the Canadian immigration story, past to present day.

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The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 will be part of Canada's new ePassport

October 26, 2012, Halifax, NS—The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 will be one of the featured images in the new edition of the Canadian ePassport. The official announcement will be made by the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, when he unveils a major security overhaul for the new ePassport on behalf of the Government of Canada.

The new enhanced security features and images will serve to keep the Canadian passport one of the world’s most secure travel documents, while showcasing Canada’s history, heroes and the building of our great nation.

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