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Japanese Canadians: The relocation experience

As Canadian soldiers were fighting overseas in the name of democracy, at home the federal government was staging the largest mass exodus in Canadian history. During the Second World War, roughly 22,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly evacuated from the west coast and resettled in other parts of the country. Their struggle continued after the war as they fought for an apology and redress for their loss. CBC Television and Radio covered the crucial issues in their journey from relocation to redress.

 A Japanese woman recalls her isolation.

Medium: Television
Program: Hourglass News
Broadcast Date: Dec. 10, 1968
Guest(s): Ayo Hagashi
Host: Bob Quintrell
Duration: 17:39

Last updated: December 5, 2012

Page consulted on September 16, 2013

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