RG2 A-1-A Volume 1752 File 2535G (PC 1942-2616)

RG2 A-1-A Volume 1752 File 2535G (PC 1942-2616)


Title Proper RG2 A-1-A VOLUME 1752 FILE 2535G (PC 1942-2616)
Date(s) of material from this resource digitized 1942
General material designation
From this file, LOI has digitized a textual records or images.
Scope and content
This file contains Order-in-Council PC 1942-2616, dated 01 April 1942. PC 1942-2616 set into action recommendations from the British Columbia Security Commission (BCSC). The BCSC recommended to the Privy Council that women, children, and "physically unfit" men of Japanese descent be forcibly uprooted from the designated area (100 miles) in British Columbia. These people were to be forcibly relocated in Slocan, Kaslo, Sandon, and Greenwood.
Name of creator
Canada. Privy Council Office created this archive.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized selectively.



RG2 A-1-A Volume 1752 File 2535G (PC 1942-2616)
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