A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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The first wave of Haitian immigrants received a warm welcome and easily found jobs in their areas of expertise.

True. The early Haitian immigrants, those who came between 1960 and 1970, made up the Haitian elite. They came from a comfortable life in terms of their social and professional status. Most were doctors, academics, teachers. These Haitians received a warm welcome to Québec. Many had a level of education higher than that of the average Québécois. The medical, educational and civil service sectors of Québec society at the time were expanding. Haitians with these backgrounds were in demand and found work right away.

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