Why isn't my ancestor here?

Under the immigration regulations of 1930, the following people were allowed to enter Canada without the permission of the Privy Council:

 - British subjects with enough money to sustain themselves until they found employment

 - American citizens with enough money to sustain themselves until they found employment

 - prospective farmers from any country with enough money to sustain themselves until they found employment

 - the wife, and children under the age of 18, of a naturalized Canadian man

After 1937, the fiancé of a naturalized Canadian man was permitted to enter Canada without the permission of the Privy Council.

After the Second World War, specific numbers of people within the following groups were permitted to enter Canada without the permission of the Privy Council:

 - people from Displaced Person camps

 - ex-members of the Polish Armed Forces

 - citizens of Malta

 - terrazzo workers from Italy

If your ancestor was in any of these categories, their name will not be on these lists.   

You may not be able to find your ancestor because the spelling of names in the lists may not be the spelling you are familiar with.

 

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donald mortimer | Reply 07.03.2021 23:08

moved from England just after the war

Thorkild Houe Andersen | Reply 05.03.2021 14:41

Looking for Andreas Jensen, fish-exporter From Denmark. We think he went to Canada 1947 approximately. Born in Hygum, Denmark on the 6 of May 1909

Tatianna O'Donnell | Reply 20.01.2021 14:53

Looking for my parents arriving from Germany via Belgium in 1947...Paul or Pavlo STec (stech) (stetz) and Frosyna or Frances...same last name

Aik Aliferis | Reply 05.11.2020 23:52

I'm looking for information on my father George Aliferis arrived in Canada around 1954 from Greece

Judy Anderson | Reply 19.07.2020 23:37

Hello,
I am looking for verification, that My great grandfather,William Kerr arrived in Canada from Scotland in 1938,or there about. He had family in B.C.

Joanna Crandell 20.07.2020 09:38

Hello Judy! British subjects are not on these lists. Submit an Access to Information request to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Good luck!

Jane Trivers | Reply 12.01.2020 18:36

I am looking for George Alphonse Walsh who received his Certificate of Naturalization for Canada on Jan14, 1944 # 196732. He was from Belgium.

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