Internment and Redress: The Japanese Canadian Experience

A Resource Guide for Social Studies 11 Teachers

Developed By Masako Fukawa, Richard Beardsley, Bruce Kiloh, Richard Per, Jane Turner and Mike Whittingham.
138 pages, softcover

The goals of this resource guide are: to foster historical empathy and a sense of justice regarding the suffering of others; to develop a historical understanding of some of the significant events in Canada during the Second World War; to encourage meaningful participation in Canada’s legal and democratic institutions; to develop an understanding of the physical, emotional and economic hardships endured by Japanese Canadians before, during and after the Second World War; and to teach students how to recognize stereotyping, overgeneralization and discrimination.
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