Still under construction – but here are a few key links.

Van Tech Library

 Good General WWI Sites

Wikipedia Pages Devoted to the First World War

Resources on this site related to visible minorities

In the thousands of photographs that exist showing aspects of the Canadian First World War experience, remarkably depict visible minorities.  Below are three that have been noted:


Immigration stats –

Principal events, 1914 – a section at the end on immigration policies in place regarding Oriental, Japanese, and Hindu individuals.

1919 Immigration Act – changed to allow immigrants to be deported


Federal franchise granted to women in 1918 – but only to “white” women. See – Changing Role of Women – Suffrage


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