Mark your calendars, because Ryan Eyford will be here, May 27th, to talk about his new book “White Settler Reserve: New Iceland and the colonization of the Canadian West. Location: Bloor-Gladstone Library, Toronto, ON Time: TBC More details to come!
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What do grasshoppers have to do with it? It is an interesting fact that grasshopper considerations were at the top of the list concerning a location for Icelandic settlement in Canada where our Icelandic Canadian story begins. “In 1872, Sigtryggur Jonasson travelled to the Muskoka region of Ontario and a group of 100 Icelanders later […]