Chapter 14: Canada Today
- Canada’s World-Centred Immigration Policy, 1960–1976
A detailed article about immigration policy in the 1960s, with photographs and data.
- Immigration Act, 1976 (also called Immigration Act of 1978)
A summary of the major points and the effects of the Immigration Act that came into effect in 1978. Includes photographs. Scroll down to read about the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of 2001.
- Perspective: Limits of Toleration
The effects of the points system, focusing on a case study of Italian immigrants. Click "Next Page" near the bottom of the screen to read the whole article.
- Perspective: 1976 Immigration Act
Immigration to Canada since 1978. Click "Next Page" near the bottom of the page to read the whole article.
- Internment Camps Part of Banff History
The internment of Ukrainians at Banff.
- Assembly of First Nations – The Story
The issues and events that led to the formation of the AFN, its goals, and the issues that the organization deals with today.
- Aboriginal Human Resources Council
Background information on Canada’s Aboriginal Labour Market.
Francophones in Alberta
- Atlas de la francophonie: Alberta
A profile of the Francophone population in Alberta, including: statistics, a list of Francophone organizations, community life, communications, economy, education, health, laws and government services, language, history, and geography. The information is all on one page; scroll down to find all the headings.
- Francophone Community Profile of Alberta
A profile of the Francophone population of Alberta, in a downloadable and printable PDF format. The topics and information are similar to the Atlas de la francophonie site above, but this document contains a map and charts, graphs, and photographs that are not in the Atlas.
- St. Vincent and St. Paul: Memory in francophone Alberta: Post WWII
Francophone culture in Alberta after the Second World War, with a photograph.
- St. Vincent and St. Paul: Memory in francophone Alberta: 1960s–present
Francophone culture in Alberta from the 1960s to the present, with a cartoon and a photograph.
- St. Vincent and St. Paul: Memory in francophone Alberta: Arts and Culture
Franco-Albertan arts and cultural organizations, with a poster and a photograph. Follow the links on the left to pages about the Franco-Albertan media, flag, and games.
- Ghost Towns of Alberta
Histories of various Alberta towns that have disappeared, with historical and modern photographs.
- Albertans: Who Do They Think They Are? Exodus: Rural to Urban
Rural-urban migration in Alberta after the Second World War.
- Albertans: Who Do They Think They Are? Rural Decline
Some of the economic factors affecting the rural population of Alberta.