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Student researcher Erik Christiansen

Early Italian immigrants left their mark on the Okanagan

Despite their relatively small population, Italian pioneers had a large and lasting influence in certain B.C. communities, suggests a new study by UBC Okanagan International Relations student Erik Christiansen. "I've found the influence is really big in some places - like Trail, Revelstoke and even Kelowna," says Christiansen, who is focusing his research on Italian […]