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Little Italy may be gone, but Italians still thrive

posted Dec 2, 2011, 12:48 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Dec 2, 2011, 12:48 PM ]
By Tom Babin, Calgary Herald December 1, 2011

“The majority of Calgarians were of British origin, and immigrants were expected to adopt the majority culture and mores. The British considered Italians, along with Poles and Russians and Jews, to be ‘unassimilable,’ and associated their presence with squalor and poverty.”

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