Biographical press clippings. House of Commons debates. Correspondence about refugees, Zionism, antisemitism.
History / Biographical
Born in 1885, Abraham Heaps was one of Canada's best known labour leaders and former CCF Member of Parliament; in Parliament he helped refugees from Nazi persecution to acquire asylum in Canada; was a member of the Jewish Immigrant Aid Services board of directors and chairman of its Committee on Publicity and Public Relations. He died in 1954.