This artifact is a ‘Welcome to New Canadians Certificate’.

This artifact is a ‘Welcome to New Canadians Certificate’. It was given by the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) at Citizenship Courts. The I.O.D.E. aimed to encourage support for the British Empire by promoting the U.K. and British institutions.

Royal Ontario Museum
Courtesy of George and Gerry Hewson, the Nishimura family

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