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Old Stock Canadians

Stephen Harpers #OldStockCanadians probably doesn't refer to First Nations or Vikings.

It might include English, French, Spanish, Dutch or other groups that first came to Canada in the colonial era. I wonder if it includes the Chinese who helped connect the coasts via rail, and suffered for it. Or the slaves who escaped to Canada in the gap between the British Empire ended slavery and the US ending it.

Does it include all of the refugees who came over during WWI or WWII? Or any of the other wars since then? My Canada includes all of these people, and ...