Oshawa plaque unveiling


Commemorating 100th anniversary of Canada’s internment operations

Celia Klemenz / Metroland

OSHAWA — Oshawa Mayor John Henry, left, and Walter Kish, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Oshawa Branch, unveiled a plaque at Oshawa City Hall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s internment operations. Durham MP Erin O’Toole looked on. The operations saw 8,000 Ukrainian and other European Canadians kept in 24 camps between 1914 and 1920 across Canada under the 1917 War Time Elections Act. The plaque was one of 100 unveiled across Canada on this date. August 22, 2014