Canada: THE DOMINION: Unseemly Spot

Slowly but purposefully, the Dominion Government has been washing its hands of its 12,000 Japanese. They were whisked off to relocation camps after Pearl Harbor; in the two years since war's end, Ottawa has pressured nearly 4,000 of them into moving back to Japan, has discreetly resettled most of the others.*By last week, the Government was down to the last damned spot—a stubborn little band of 59 in a camp just south of Moose Jaw, Sask. The spot would not come out.

The immovable 59 (most of them Canadian citizens) demanded that they be allowed to return to their prewar...

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