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from the Glasgow Herald, 1852, encouraging people to emigrate
to Vancouver Island, Canada. "Vancouver Island is especially
attractive to people planning to emigrate…"
from an emigrant to the Aberdeen Evening Gazette 1913, about
employment and conditions in Canada.
Verses from The Alberta Homesteader a traditional song from
the point of view of an unhappy settler. "So come to Alberta,
there’s room for you all…".
of happy emigrants lined up on deck, dressed in their best for
the journey to Canada in 1924.
from a list of trades in demand in Australia, published by a
Society of Emigrant Mechanics, 1833.