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Newcomers to Canada Web Links Grade 5 Social Studies

General Information

Alberta Settlement: The Chinese

Chinese Settlement and Frontier Oppresion

A Tale of Perseverance: Chinese Immigration to Canada

Pioneer Life

Underground Railroad

Multicultural Canada

Museum of Tolerance

Italian Canadians as Enemy Aliens: Memories of WWII

First People: The Legends



Newcomer Biographies

Read the stories of different newcomers who each represent a different group of immigrants that settled in Canada.

Barons Josef & Endre Csavossy [Wealthy Newcomers]

Charles Ora Card [Religous Newcomers]

George Pocaterra [Italian Newcomers]

Jimmie Condon [Greek Newcomers]

John Ware [African American Newcomers]

Stephan Stephansson [Icelandic Newcomers]

Wong Yet [Chinese Newcomers]



Coat of Arms & Family Crest Project

Understanding a Coat of Arms [Infographic]

Make Your Own Family Crest - AllFamilyCrests.com

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings A-C

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings D-F

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings G-K

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings L-P

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings Q-T

Coat of Arms - Symbols & their Meanings U-Z


Shield Shapes & Styles

Shield Backgrounds

Different Types of Supporters (animals on side of shield)

Mantling Types

Crowns - Types, Ranks and Styles

Crosses - Styles and Types

Banner Types and Styles

Family Mottoes - Meanings with Translations


House of Names.com - Search your Name in Top LeftLast Name Origins & Meanings - Ancestry.ca

What Does Your Last Name Mean? - BehindTheName.com

Flags of All Countries

Meaning of Objects on a Coat of Arms

50,000 Family Crests & Histories

500 Common Family Names

Coats of Arms of All Countries

List of National Animals

List of National Birds

List of National Trees

Hungarian Culture Trunk

History  |  Stories  |  Artifacts  |  Photographs

Statistics  |  Recommended Resources


Italian Culture Trunk

History  |  Stories  |  Artifacts  |  Photographs

Italian Culture and Traditions  |  Quotes

Statistics  |  Recommended Resources


Netherlands' Culture Trunk

History  |  Stories  |  Artifacts  |  Photographs

Dutch Culture and Traditions  |  Quotes

Statistics  |  Recommended Resources





A Scattering of Seeds is a video series of 52 stories focused on the stories of Canada's newcomers and immigrants, exploring their histories, struggles and determination.

Want to know more about John Ware? Check out 'John Ware Reclaimed', a full movie exploring the life, experience and legacy of this iconic man.