The Great Depression a Canadian perspective

During the prosperous times after the First World War, marked by high wages and increased production and consumption of goods, many people had developed a craze to invest their savings and earnings for buying stocks on margin. The demand for these stocks and the good state of North American economy, led to an increase in […]

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The history and background of a Polish favourite: “Pierogi Ruskie”

Like in many other Eastern European countries, Pierogi are one of Poland’s national dishes. Loved by all, and eaten by millions, their delicious taste and virtually endless filling options have made them a very popular dish not only on Polish soil, but also wherever people of Polish descent live. If you don’t know what pierogi, […]

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List of Przemyśl area residents deported to the Soviet Union

Prior to the beginning of World War 2, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact secretly dividing Poland into two. The Soviet regime was very hostile towards the Polish population, and almost a million Polish nationals were sent away to the USSR. Some were sent to Siberia, others to Soviet Central Asia, usually to […]

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