List of Sources & Additional Material
Wikipedia is an extremely useful resource with constant peer-editing. However, it can contain errors and cross checking is advised where possible.
The Unsplash app has an amazing selection of royalty-free photographs from around the world.
150 Stories and Images of Arrival in Northumberland County – produced by Northumberland County in celebration of Canada 150.
Building a Home, by Casandra Lee, produced by the New Canadians Centre Peterborough
Making Canada Home – How Immigrants Shaped This Country, By Susan Hughes, ISBN 978-1-77147-202-9
Pushes & Pulls – Why do people migrate?, by Robert Walker, ISBN 978-0-7787-5198-4
The Kids Book of Canadian Immigration, by Deborah Hodge & John Mantha, ISBN 978-155337-484-8
Northumberland County Archives https://www.northumberland.ca/en/discovering-and-exploring/northumberland-county-archives.aspx
Room on the Boat, Translated and edited by Mary Ots Donaldson, ISBN 978-1-7386663-0-0 (Details of the story Mary tells in her video)
Before the Silence, by Ruth Clarke, ISBN 978-0-9685572-0-4 (A history of the Alderville First Nation 1825-1875)
Alderville First Nation…A History, by Brian Beaver, ISBN 978-1-7770560-0-1
The Netherlandic Presence in Ontario: Pillars, Class and Dutch Ethnicity by Frans J. Schryer, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Ontario, 1998 ISBN 978-0-8892031-2-9
Death or Canada – The Irish Famine Migration to Toronto 1847 by Mark G. McGowan, Novalis Publishing ISBN 978-2-8964612-9-5
Reminiscences of Cobourg by Bernard McAllister https:/www.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.87705/1
Migrant Workers – the issues, Canadian Council for Refugees
Organizations in Canada Supporting Migrant Agricultural Workers
South African History Online (a reliable source of information on South African history)
Many news and humanitarian websites report regularly on the current situation in Syria. They include Al Jazeera and World Vision.
Tracing the Evolution of the Syrian Civil War (2011-2020). Band-Aids, Not Bullets: EU Policies and Interventions in the Syrian and Iraqi Civil Wars by Erwin van Veen, Alba Di Pietrantonio Pellise, Nancy Ezzeddine, and Paolo Napolitano, Clingendael Institute http://www.jstor.org/stable/resrep28665.7.
Syria’s Civil War: The Descent into Horror by Zachery Laub, Council on Foreign Relations. February 14, 2023. Syria’s War and the Descent Into Horror (cfr.org).
USA – UEL
https://uelac.ca/ – United Empire Loyalists Association website
USA – URR
https://www.heritagetrust.on.ca/pages/our-stories/slavery-to-freedom – Ontario Heritage Trust pages