[VILLA CHARITIES NEWSLETTER SPRING 2013: Minister Kenney's celebration party for the Community Historical Recognition Program]

Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Columbus Centre co-hosted a celebration party marking the success of the Community Historical Recognition Program (CHRP). CHRP funded several community projects which teach about historical events that resulted from wartime discriminatory measures and restrictive immigration policies.

Columbus Centre's project, Italian Canadians as Enemy Aliens: Memories of WWII (permanent exhibit, travelling exhibit, book, digital archive/website and monument) were funded by CHRP.


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