BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5551@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180831T000000Z DTEND:20180903T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-weight: bold\;">Tour date:&nbsp\; August 31 t o Monday\, September 3\, 2018\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Visit the West K ootenays area of British Columbia that includes visits to former internmen t camp sites at&nbsp\;</strong><strong>Castlegar\, Slocan\, New Denver\, S andon\, Kaslo</strong>\n\nAt the outbreak of WW2\, over 20\,000 Canadians of Japanese ancestry living on the BC west coast were labelled &ldquo\;ene my aliens"\, had the WAR MEASURES ACT imposed on them and forcibly 'remove d' from their homes which were confiscated by the federal government along with property and businesses that were never returned then and sent to ha stily built internment camps in interior BC.\n\nListen and learn about the ir stories from an internee\, Dr. George Takashima\, who will be guiding t he tour\n\nCost: $600/person: Includes lodging\, transportation\, all fees \, two meals and more....\n\nFor further information\, contact Dr. George Takashima at 403-328- 0156 or email him at geotak@shaw.ca\n\n<strong>Spons ored by Nikkei Cultural Society of Lethbridge\, Alberta</strong> DTSTAMP:20230331T231408Z SUMMARY:2018 Canadian Internment Camp Tours URL:/en/events/2018/08/31/2018-canadian-internment-camp-tours/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR