Unveiling trilingual plaques
recalling the imprisonment
and other Europeans as "enemy aliens" during Canada's first national
internment operations of 1914-1920.
Saturday, 30 September 2006
11 am (Beauport Armoury) and
1:30 pm (CFB Valcartier) Quebec.
The Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association and its supporters,
association with the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko,
and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, will be unveiling trilingual
plaques recalling the imprisonment of Ukrainians and other Europeans as
"enemy aliens" during Canada's first national internment operations of
1914-1920. The public is cordially invited to attend both events.
There will be buses leaving Montreal
The first plaque will be installed at the Beauport Armoury, Quebec,
on Saturday, 30 September 2006, at 11:00 a.m.
The street address is:
101 du Menage, Beauport, Quebec
The second plaque will be installed at CFB Valcartier, Quebec,
on Saturday, 30 September 2006, at 1:30 p.m.
Drive north on Autoroute Henri IV past the Defence Research
Establishment to Canadian Forces Base Valcartier's main
gate. At that traffic light turn right, stop at the main gate for
identification purposes, and ask for directions to reach Base
A memorial service will take place with Father Oleh Koretsky, Ukrainian
Catholic Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and
Wolodymyr Kouchnir, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St-Sophie.
With a reading of "Tribute to My Grandmother," by Kim Pawliw.
Treated in Every Way The
Internment of Ukrainians in Quebec
the First World War -
Freedom Had a Price
Stephen Harper on Ukrainian internment
Ukrainian Canadians Applaud the
Parliament of Canada on
"Internment of Persons of Ukrainian Origin Recognition Act" - (UCC site)
barbed wire fence - (Ukrainian Weekly)
Canadian internment - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia