Pier 21

From the Champlain Society — Witness to Yesterday podcast series, A History of Immigrant Arrivals through Pier 21 in Halifax.

Listen to an interview of Steve Schwinghamer, the co-author along with Jan Raska of Pier 21: A History published by the University of Ottawa Press.

Between 1928 and 1971, Pier 21 was the main gateway for immigrants arriving in Canada.  It’s now the site for the Canadian Museum of Immigration. The author is a historian in the Exhibitions, Research and Collections department of the Museum.

Check out other episodes in the Witness to Yesterday series at https://champlainsociety.utpjournals.press/podcast

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