The Scottish immigration to Canada
Immigration to Canada
The Scots immigrated to Canada in steady. Some Scots came to Canada for better job as a farmer. Immigrants who arrived after 1759 were mainly highland farmers who had been forced off their crops to make way for sheep grazing due to agricultural. The Scottish started to come to Canada in the early 17th century. Scots immigration to Canada still went on into the 20th century and grew the Scottish population to over 1 million by 1930 .
Cultural that they brought to Canada
Most of the Scottish people were farmers, artisans, a large number of business and professional people were included especially teachers and church members. Scots were highly visible in politics and business. They dominated the fur trade, timber trade, banking and railway management. The Scots created many educational institutions. This is the case with Dalhousie College in Halifax. Several Canadian places names refer to Scottish cultural and personalities of Scottish origin, Scottish cultural has also captured the imagination of Canadians literature.