Housing and Blighted Areas Committee

Housing and Blighted Areas Committee


OrgNameHousing and Blighted Areas Committee
DescA committee formed by the Vancouver Town Planning Commission to work with areas like Powell Street to "improve conditions" after the forced uproot of the Japanese Canadian community.


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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.