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Government apologizes to Japanese Canadians

Title

Government apologizes to Japanese Canadians

Subject

Canada, history, Japanese Canadian internment, compensation, apology, redress

Description

A CBC news broadcast. Described as:
"Today, after 40 years, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney formally apologizes to Japanese Canadian survivors and their families. During the Second World War, 22,000 Japanese Canadians were uprooted from their homes, separated from their families and sent away to camps. Not one was ever charged with an act of disloyalty. Art Miki, of the National Association of Japanese Canadians, calls the apology and $300 million compensation package "a settlement that heals.""

Creator

CBC "The National"

Source

CBC Digital Archives

Publisher

CBC "The National"

Date

Sept. 22, 1988

Contributor

Guests:
Charles Kadota, Sisko Miki, Masui Tagashira, Tony Tamayose
Host:
Peter Mansbridge
Reporters:
Wendy Mesley, Karen Webb

Rights

Held by CBC/Radio-Canada

Format

Hyperlink to video

Language

English

Type

Streaming video

Video Filename

1988: Government apologizes to Japanese Canadians

Video Source

CBC Digital Archives

Duration

0:4:29

Producer

CBC "The National"

Files

Citation

CBC "The National", “Government apologizes to Japanese Canadians,” Exhibits, accessed May 19, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2114.