Across Cultures

Why did we come to Canada?

About this theme

This theme shows people talking about their decisions to immigrate to Canada. Many state that political and economic pressures were compelling.

Vox populi

Vox populi - (2:29)
2007, director: Paul Bossé


What some of your fellow citizens think of the question: Jie Li, Longjuan Debby Duan, and Yi Guo - Burnaby Silvia Barrera - Toronto Timothy Prathiapati - Winnipeg Mohammad Anvari - Toronto Azadeh Mousaviyan - Vancouver Isa Hosein - Toronto Victor Dobchuk - Winnipeg Judy Dougan - Moncton Peter Gildart - Sackville