A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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The first Polish settlement in Canada is located in a region called Kaszuby, in Northern Ontario.

True. Kaszuby was the first Polish settlement in Canada. It is located in Northern Ontario, amid forests, hills, lakes and rivers, some 200 kilometres west of Ottawa in the region of Barry's Bay, Wilno and Round Lake. It is known as Kaszuby to the local residents and the Polish community, named after the part of northern Poland from which the first settlers arrived in the mid nineteenth century.

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