Redress Movement in Canada

Japanese school Daily life in his childhood Sugar-beets farm in Alberta Chose to go back to Japan Getting a job at the British Army camp in Hiroshima Redress Movement in Canada

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I*: How did you feel about the whole redress movement, the fact that your family lost that property in Mission?

Well, I didn't think too much about it. I didn't worry about it because if we'd stayed on the farm, I guess we'd be, still been strawberry farmers. So I've been pretty lucky, that's right.

I: What did you think about the compensation that you received for that?

It wasn't very much, for the property we had. But if that's all they want to give us, well, you can't do anything about it.

I: How much did you get?

Twenty-thousand dollars. Twenty-thousand dollars.

* "I" indicates an interviewer (Mary Ito).

Date: March 23, 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Interviewer: Mary Ito
Contributed by: Sedai, the Japanese Canadian Legacy Project, Japanese Canadian Cultural Center

Canada redress

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