Journey to Canada: Ukrainian Immigration Experiences 1891-1900

July 21 to October 30, 2016

Old black & White photo of beautifully-dressed Ukrainian immigrants with luggage bags and they wait for something.
John Woodruff, Library and Archives Canada, C-005611 [1896]

Journey to Canada commemorates the 125th Anniversary of Ukrainians in Canada. Many Ukrainian people who immigrated to Canada came through Halifax. The exhibit explores the events that led Ukrainians to leave their homes in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and their first experiences in Western Canada. Journey to Canada is produced by the Kule Folklore Centre at the University of Alberta and has been brought to Halifax with assistance from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.