From Strangers to “Humanity First”: Canadian Social Democracy and Immigration Policy, 1932–1961

@article{Lacroix2016FromST,
  title={From Strangers to “Humanity First”: Canadian Social Democracy and Immigration Policy, 1932–1961},
  author={P. Lacroix},
  journal={Canadian Journal of History},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={58 - 82}
}
  • P. Lacroix
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Canadian Journal of History
Abstract:Founded in 1932, Canada’s Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (ccf) brought into a single movement disparate elements that, until then, had shown little inclination to cohere: intellectuals from Central Canada, Prairie farmers, politicized workers, many of them of non-British background, and clergy inspired by the Social Gospel. United during the Great Depression by their shared critique of capitalism, these groups stood more broadly for workers’ rights and social justice, two… Expand
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