BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5550@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180621T000000Z DTEND:20180624T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Tour dates: Thursday June 21 to Sunday\, June 24\, 2018 and Friday\, August 31 to Monday\, September 3\, 2018</strong>\n<strong>< /strong>\n<strong>Visit the West Kootenays area of British Columbia that i ncludes visits to former internment camp sites at&nbsp\;</strong><strong>C astlegar\, Slocan\, New Denver\, Sandon\, Kaslo</strong>\n\nAt the outbrea k of WW2\, over 20\,000 Canadians of Japanese ancestry living on the BC we st coast were labelled &ldquo\;enemy aliens"\, had the WAR MEASURES ACT im posed on them and forcibly 'removed' from their homes which were confiscat ed by the federal government along with property and businesses that were never returned then and sent to hastily built internment camps in interior BC.\n\nListen and learn about their stories from an internee\, Dr. George Takashima\, who will be guiding the tour\n\nCost: $600/person: Includes l odging\, 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>Sponsored by Nikkei Cultural Society of Lethb ridge\, Alberta</strong> SUMMARY:2018 Canadian Internment Camp Tours URL:/en/events/2018/06/21/2018-canadian-internment-camp-tours/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR