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Further Up North - The Safety Valve - A History of Maltese Emigration from 1946

In October 1945 a Liberal member of Parliament for Winnipeg in Canada said in Ottawa that Canada needed a serious immigration policy because the population of the country was not large and the same speaker felt that it should be doubled within the next twenty-five years. There were vast areas which were very thinly populated and even in the larger cities there was a dearth of both skilled and unsk…