18 Building Communities of Faith and Solidarity

How have newcomers created community through collective action and religious and secular institutions in different periods of Canadian history?

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Carmela Patrias, Patriots and Proletarians. Politicizing Hungarian Immigrants in Interwar Canada (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994), 95-168.

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Michael Akladios, “Navigating Sacred Spaces: Coptic Immigrants in 1960s Toronto,” Left History 21.1 (Spring/Summer 2017): 109-122.

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