Across Cultures

Canada: A welcoming land?

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This theme explores the history of immigration to Canada and the policies that shaped the country.

A Scent of Mint

A Scent of Mint
2002, director: Pierre Sidaoui

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Pierre Sidaoui left Lebanon during that country's civil war. He eventually moved permanently to Montréal. Director of the film and author of its narrative text, he recalls how Canadian policies and procedures made it difficult to reunite his family in Canada.