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Before the War
The Holocaust
Liberation
Displaced Persons Camps
Where Can We Go?
The Journey
Welcome to Canada
New Lives
Canadian Immigration Overview
VI. Coming to Canada
Calgary seemed so new and so friendly. I was astounded to learn that I did not need a passport or ID card to get around every day. I thought I needed a visa to travel to another province but was told that all I needed was a driver's licence. I paid one dollar and got my first Canadian driver's licence.
VII. Becoming Canadian »    
Robbie's Map
I. Skarszysko, Poland
II. During the Holocaust
III. Rediscovering Freedom
IV. Orphanage
V. Finding a Home
VI. Coming to Canada
VII. Becoming Canadian
Visa
An endorsement on a passport or a separate document, which permits the holder to enter or leave a country.