Raymond Culos

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Raymond Culos
Born (1936-04-18) April 18, 1936 (age 87)

Raymond Culos (born April 18, 1936 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is an author who has chronicled the history of the Italian community in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

Culos is from an Italian family in Vancouver.[1] He previously worked as a journalist, including on the paper L'Eco d'Italia.[1][2]

Culos's three-volume community history, Vancouver's Society of Italians (1998), recounts the history of Italians in Vancouver, particularly of prominent families.[1][3] His book Injustice Served: The Story of British Columbia’s Italian Enemy Aliens During World War II (2012) is about the Italian Canadian internment during the Second World War.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ a b c SCARDELLATO, GABRIELE (Summer 1999). "Review: Vancouver's Society of Italians, by Raymond Culos". BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly (122). Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  2. ^ Patricia K. Wood (3 June 2004). Nationalism from the Margins: Italians in Alberta and British Columbia. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-7735-2370-8. Retrieved 25 September 2011.
  3. ^ Fielding, Stephen (November 2013). "Review: Whoever Gives us Bread: The Story of Italians in British Columbia, by Lynne Bowen". BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  4. ^ Cecco, Leyland (15 July 2019). "Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Italian interneesa Canadian story". Rocky Mountain Outlook. 8 November 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2020.
  6. ^ Emanuele Sica; Richard Carrier (14 June 2018). Italy and the Second World War: Alternative Perspectives. BRILL. p. 301. ISBN 978-90-04-36376-2. Retrieved 28 June 2020.