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According to Zenon Pohorecky who wrote Saskatchewan People A Brief Illustrated Guide to their Ethnocultures, there are four seperate Italian dialects spoken in Saskatchewan among those Italians who largely arrived between 1940-1960. In the early 1900s those Italians who arrived settled in Regina or proved up homesteads around Battleford, Prince, Albert, Moose Jaw, Saltcoats, Saskatoon, Humboldt, Kerrobert, or Assiniboia. Those who settled in the Moose Jaw area asked "paesani" or villagers from the Ludlow, Massachusetts district to emigrate north to Canada.1 2 Early Italian immigrants may have first migrated to Belgium, England, France or America before coming to Canada.



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Italy - Italian - Links

1922 Maps The New World Atlas and Gazetteer - Italy

Book Worms Italian Ancestry

C.I.C.Canada | Forging Our Legacy: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration 1900-1977 :Italian Immigration

Civilization.ca - Presenza: A New Look at Italian-Canadian Heritage - Bibliography Italians in Canada

Cyndi's List Italy Italia

Héritage Portal Directorate of Internment Operations 2 digitized microfilm reels
"During the Second World War, the Minister of Justice could detain anyone acting "in any manner prejudicial to the public safety or the safety of the state." Thus both enemy nationals, such as Germans, Italians and Japanese peoples. and Canadian citizens were subject to internment. The army and the Secretary of State shared administrative responsibility for internment camps in Canada during the war, and these camps operated in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and New Brunswick. Citizens could also be interned for belonging to outlawed organizations such as the Communist Party, so some felt that internment was used as a weapon against labour leaders. This collection consists of subject files created and retained in the office of the Director of Internment Operations which relate to the internment in Canada of German and Italian prisoners of war and of Canadian residents whose loyalty was suspect during the Second World War. In addition to policy files, there are inspection reports and returns as well as files relating to welfare matters, complaints and intelligence. The series also contains pay documents, medical documents and an alphabetic index of prisoners of war and internees on microfilm (see reels T-7020 to T-7057). These constitute a finding aid to other internment records as they indicate the camps in which the prisoners were held. "

Immigrants to Canada -Italians

Italian Immigrant Ships

Italy Gen Web ITALIAN EMIGRANTS to COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THE U.S

Italy Collections ic.ca.ca Heirloom Seiries

Italian Surname Meanings

MediterraneanGenWeb Project



Nordegg Italian Pioneers - Basso Family - Angelo and Norma (nee Smith) Blasetti

Research Guide FamilySearch
  • How Do I Begin?
  • Italian Genealogical Word List
  • Italian Letter-Writing Guide
  • Italy Church Record Baptism 1809-1865
  • Italy Church Record Baptism 1866-Present
  • Italy Church Record Christenings
  • Italy Civil Registration Birth 1809-1865
  • Italy Civil Registration Birth 1866-Present
  • Italy Historical Background
  • Italy Map
  • Italy Research Outline
  • Italy, Church Record Marriage 1520-1808
  • Italy, Church Record Marriage 1809-1865
  • Italy, Church Record Marriage 1866-Present
  • Italy, Civil Registration Marriage 1809-1865
  • Italy, Civil Registration Marriage 1866-Present
  • Latin Genealogical Word List [Description]


National Congress of Italian Canadians Links to additional information on Italian Canadians

Rootsweb Mailing Lists: Italy Mailing Lists

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