WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – November 17, 2016 – The Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund (CFWWIRF) announces release of Season 1 – Episode #11 of The Camps webseries located on the digital interactive map on its website – www.internmentcanada.ca.
Over 100 years ago the Nanaimo mines were shut down as a way to diffuse the labour tension and all so-called “enemy aliens” were arrested and sent to the Nanaimo Internment Camp.
SYNOPSIS OF EPISODE #11 – Nanaimo, British Columbia
Father Theo Machinski and Internee Descendant Paulette MacQuarrie each share their discoveries of the Nanaimo Internment Camp in British Columbia.
Link: http://internmentcanada.ca/map.cfm – Clic on Nanaimo
For more information on this webseries of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund contact the Program Manager,
Andrea Malysh, toll free at 1-866-288-7931.
Andrea Malysh, Program Manager
Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund
202 – 952 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3P4
Toll Free: 1-866-288-7931
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