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German-Canadians in Western Canada

Boys on Shed 1962. Photo taken by German-Canadian Fred Herzog (Image Credit: Courtesy Equinox Gallery)

A flotilla of boats and spectators welcome the SS "Canberra". Photo taken by German-Canadian Leonard Frank (Image Credit: Vancouver Public Library)

Conrad Kain: Swiss Mountaineer and guide in Golden, BC (Image Credit:

German Prisoners of War in Canada during WW2 (Image Credit: Library & Archives Canada)

Painting by German-Canadian painter Carl Rungius (Image Credit:

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Welcome to the "German-Canadians in Western Canada" Research Guide

This guide helps you to find primary and secondary sources from and about German-speaking immigrants in Western Canada and their experiences, perspectives, impressions and perceptions since their arrival in Canada. The guide includes sources from the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Canada: German Immigrants in 1953. 28 June 2016. Retrieved from

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