Every Canadian has a story.
Not all stories begin in Canada.
From coast to coast to coast, we acknowledge the ancestral and unceded territory of all Indigenous peoples that call this land home. We are all Treaty People.
The Shoe Man
Bata was born into a properous family business of shoemaking and moved to Canada in 1939.
A soccer star on the rise
Davies’ family fled the Liberian civil war as refugees to Ghana, where he was born, and then on to Canada when he was five.
The Time Traveler
Fleming was mentored in engineering in Scotland, and moved to Canada West in 1845.
A football player turned well-known coach
Buono came to Canada with his family in 1953, played football in college and in the Canadian Football League and retired as a player in 1...