From the Mark News: Between 1914 and 1920, thousands of Canadians of Ukrainian and Eastern European descent were imprisoned in internment camps across Canada, simply on the basis of their origins. For decades, their stories were buried under fear and shame. The Canadian government has finally recognized the internment operations, and yet it remains an […]Read more "Weekend watching: Canada’s Forgotten Internment Camps"
From the Globe and Mail: To be built on the site of a First World War-era internment camp, the Hotel in the Garden project will raise a few eyebrows – not just for its guests, but also for a public unfamiliar with Canada’s early attempts at mass civilian internments. Below the dreary parking lot where […]Read more "Luxury project to be built on the site of a First World War-era internment camp [Article]"
From the Arrow Lakes News: Ukrainian Canadians wrongfully interned during the First World War are being honoured this coming Saturday at a plaque laying in Edgewood at 11 a.m., where one of the 24 internment camps once found across Canada was set up by the federal government under the authority of the now-notorious War Measures […]Read more "‘About memory, not money’: plaque laying at Edgewood by to remember WWI internees [Article]"