A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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Many Lebanese immigrants started their new lives in Canada as theatre owners.

False. Upon arriving in Montreal, many immigrants like George and Charles Farhood, started their new lives as peddlers. The peddlers job was wearying and paid little. They were supported and supplied in their entrepreneurial spirit by an equally enterprising group of Syrian immigrants who opened wholesale stores to replenish the meddlers' merchandise. For years the Farhoods carried their boxes of dry goods throughout the small towns of Québec, village after village, saving their pennies for a better life.

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