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How Ukrainian's were treated in Canada (WW1)
Transcript of How Ukrainian's were treated in Canada (WW1)
Lubomyr Luciuk of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee said representatives received a positive response yesterday from Multiculturalism Minister Gerry Weiner on five proposals concerning the internment of about 5,000 Ukrainians between 1914 and 1920. Attempts to Right this Injustice These internees were used to develop Canadian infrastructure as "forced-labourers". They were used to develop Banff National Park, the logging industry in Northern Ontario & Quebec, the steel mills in Ontario & Nova Scotia, and in the mines in British Columbia, Ontario & Nova Scotia. This infrastructure development program benefited Canadian corporations to such a degree that the internment was carried on for two years after the end of World War I. It was obvious to many Ukrainian Canadians that this was a part of Canadian history that the Government did not wish the general public to learn about. This belief was strengthened by the government's destruction of a large percentage of the government documents about Canada's First National Internment Operations in the 1950's