British Columbia: Farewell to the Japs

Like their neighbors in the Pacific states, British Columbians say now that they never want to see the Japs back on the Pacific Coast. Last week it looked as if their wish might come true. British Columbia's Premier John Hart said that the Dominion Government had purchased Japanese-owned land in the Fraser Valley.

These lands will be made available to veterans of World War II. The purchase of the farms liquidated the last and most important Japanese holdings on the Canadian Pacific coast. Canadian Japs' 1,270 fishing boats, their rooming houses and their small stores in Vancouver's "Little Tokyo" have long since...

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