Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Who Wants Japs?

The Prime Minister had long ago laid down the Government's postwar policy on Japanese Canadians: they would be dispersed across the Dominion, never again be allowed to concentrate in British Columbia. Last week the British Columbia Security Commission, the federal agency in charge of Japanese Canadian affairs, went into details:

¶ A survey of all Japanese Canadians (some 23,000) will begin in early April.

¶ Those who volunteer for repatriation will be sent back to Japan after the war, with expenses paid and with compensation for property they leave behind. (In Ottawa, estimates of the number of volunteers ran from 4,000...

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