This time it’s Syrians who will add to the colorful mosaic that is this province of Saskatchewan.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s it was largely Europeans who arrived on the bald prairie and proceeded to turn this Great Lone Land into today’s productive and prosperous paradise. They turned it into the “bread basket of the world.” The population grew exponentially. They brought with them their language and culture which formed the basis of our society.
World War II refugees and immigrants gave our province a brief bump in population. Most came out of war torn Europe and they gave a boost to the previous European immigrants integrating their language and culture to society increasing its richness.
Then came the Korean and Viet Nam wars, the boat people particularly from Viet Nam, that created another influx of refugees and immigrants and they too added to the richness and growing diversity in Saskatchewan. They too integrated into society many taking low end...Read More