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How the Underground Railroad Succeeded Thanks to Lack of Immigration Law

The Underground Railroad is often in the spotlight during Black History Month, but there is one little-discussed aspect that allowed the railroad to function and enabled Thornton Blackburn, his wife Lucie, and many other Black slaves to seek refuge in Canada: the fact that the country did not have a formal immigration law until 1869.

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Small Businesses Adapting to New Normal

Small businesses are the backbone of Canada’s economy, playing an essential role in creating jobs and generating wealth. Many small businesses were struggling to get by before COVID-19 struck and have been forced to look for solutions to keep their businesses alive.

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