Department of External Affairs

Department of External Affairs


OrgNameDepartment of External Affairs
DescA former department of the Government of Canada. Known today as Global Affairs Canada or the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.


Oral Histories (2)
Other Archival Files (34)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.