One of Winnipeg's first Iranians didn't convince people to move here, but they followed him anyway

Published: 13/01/2020
One of Winnipeg's first Iranians didn't convince people to move here, but they followed him anyway
Source: WWW.CBC.CA

When Lotfollah Shafai arrived in Winnipeg in 1969, he says the city's Iranian population consisted of two brothers, who were doctors, and him, a new lecturer in the U of M's department of electrical and computer engineering. He's now seen as a pioneer of Winnipeg's Iranian diaspora, which now numbers in the several thousands.

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