Major Waves of Immigration through Pier 21: War Brides and Their Children

This blog entry has been expanded upon by its author Jan Raska PhD, and can now be found under Research, Immigration History:

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Author(s)

Jan Raska, PhD

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Dr. Jan Raska is a historian with the Canadian Museum of Immigration. He holds a PhD in History from the University of Waterloo. He is curator of the museum’s past temporary exhibitions, Safe Haven: Canada and the 1956 Hungarian Refugees and 1968: Canada and the Prague Spring Refugees. He is the author of Czech Refugees in Cold War Canada: 1945-1989 (University of Manitoba Press, 2018) and co-author of Pier 21: A History (University of Ottawa Press, 2020).