Hostility & Heartbreak to Integration: The Saga of Indian Immigration to Canada
Few people know the fascinating, if chequered, story of Indian immigration to Canada — a tale of hostility and heartache, of tenacity through ups and downs and, finally, of finding a place to call home.
With the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s on his first visit to India, the intricate relationship between the two countries has become the subject of many articles and discussions. One of the topics that consistently hogged the spotlight in these discussions is Canada’s strong and spirited Indian diaspora.
Starting with just a few immigrants landing ashore in Vancouver, Indo-Canadians now comprise one of Canada’s largest and most well-integrated immigrant communities.