The Value to Canada of the Continental Immigrant: A Series of Articles Peter H Bryce

ISBN: 9781331480143

Published: September 27th 2015

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The Value to Canada of the Continental Immigrant: A Series of Articles  by  Peter H Bryce

The Value to Canada of the Continental Immigrant: A Series of Articles by Peter H Bryce
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Excerpt from The Value to Canada of the Continental Immigrant: A Series of ArticlesPeter H. Bryce, M.A., M.D., the author of this series of articles, has had unusual opportunities over a long period of years for observing at first hand the peopleMoreExcerpt from The Value to Canada of the Continental Immigrant: A Series of ArticlesPeter H. Bryce, M.A., M.D., the author of this series of articles, has had unusual opportunities over a long period of years for observing at first hand the people and the conditions of which he writes.

For nearly twenty years he was Chief Medical Officer of the Federal immigration service. It was during the period when he held this important position that Canada received its first large influx of colonists who, to-day, are known as New Canadians.Dr. Bryce was born in the village of Mount Pleasant, Ontario, his father having come to Upper Canada from Scotland in the forties.

By that time Mount Pleasant was an old settled Canadian village. Here the doctor grew up during a period of marked expansion, which followed the immigration of the forties and fifties when Upper Canada increased from 450,000 to 1,000,000 in population.

He saw the tragic days of the American Civil War, when village boys went to fight for the North, and experienced the excitement caused by the Fenian Raid of 1866. His brother, Rev. Prof. George Bryce, was Color-Sergeant of the Toronto University Company at the Ridgeway fight.Following graduation from grammar school, and Upper Canada College, Dr.

Bryce had a brillant career at the University of Toronto, winning scholarships and prizes, and graduating with the Gold Medal in Science, a Silver Medal for an essay on the Geology of the Grand River, and the Graduating Prize of the Literary Society for another essay.Appointed Professor of Science in the newly established Guelph College, he cultivated still further his capacity for outstanding achievement, and later returned to his Alma Mater, graduating in medicine at the head of the Medical College with prizes and Double Medals.There followed a year abroad in Paris and Edinburgh, where graduation from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons completed his preparation for his life-work in the years when Pasteur was startling the world with his amazing discoveries and Lord Lister putting into practical use in surgery the truths of the germ theory of disease that Pasteur had proven.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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