BMO Oral History Gallery

From a war bride recounting her train trip across Canada to the harrowing journey of a refugee fleeing a war zone, watch and listen to first-hand accounts from those who lived the experiences. Our unique oral history collection allows you to relate to and empathize with the people coming to Canada to start a new life.

Our Latest Oral History Video Project - My Mother and I: Our Journey


Filipinos in Neepawa: Immigration Experiences in a Prairie Town


Newcomers to Francophone Minority Communities


Refugees' Experiences


Perspectives About Coming to Canada from the United States During the Vietnam War


Oral Histories from our Previous Travelling Exhibition, Canada: Day 1