Unveiling trilingual plaques recalling the imprisonment of Ukrainians
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, in
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
(tel: 418-663-3444)
Mapquest directions:
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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 Headquarters.

A memorial service will take place with Father Oleh Koretsky, Ukrainian
Catholic Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Father
Wolodymyr Kouchnir, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St-Sophie.
With a reading of "Tribute to My Grandmother," by Kim Pawliw.


Related Links:

The Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association (UCCLA)
http://www.uccla.ca/mission_statement.htm

Internment of Ukrainians in Canada 1914-1920
http://www.infoukes.com/history/internment/

Badly Treated in Every Way The Internment of Ukrainians in Quebec
During the First World War - Peter Melnycky
http://www.infoukes.com/history/internment/badly_treated_in_every_way/

A Time for Atonement Canada's First National Internment Operations
and the Ukrainian Canadians 1914-1920 -
Lubomyr Luciuk
http://www.infoukes.com/history/internment/booklet01/

Ukrainian Internment in Canada - Canadian Alliance MP Inky Mark
http://www.inkymark.com/home/?q=node/87

Freedom Had a Price
http://www.ukemonde.com/internment/price.html

Stephen Harper on Ukrainian internment
http://www.ukemonde.com/internment/harper1.html

Ukrainian Canadians Applaud the Parliament of Canada on
"Internment of Persons of Ukrainian Origin Recognition Act" -
(UCC site)
http://www.ucc.ca/media_releases/2005-11-25_1/index.htm

Canada's barbed wire fence -  (Ukrainian Weekly)
http://www.ukrweekly.com/Archive/2002/030217.shtml

Ukrainian Canadian internment - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukrainian_Canadian_internment