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Japanese Canadian Internment

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EBSCOhost offers a variety of articles from leading information providers ranging from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases.

  • Click on advanced search.
  • Type in JAPANESE -- Canada -- Evacuation & relocation, 1942-1945 and choose SU subject terms in the select a field box.
  • Click on search.


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Japanese Canadian Timeline
A detailed timeline of events that includes the specific laws and orders that the Canadian government used to support the Japanese Canadian internment and resettlement during WWII.

National Film Board: Enemy Alien
Enemy Alien is one of several documentaries the NFB has made about the internment.

The Politics of Racism
The history of the internment of Japanese Canadians.