The New Canadian

The New Canadian

Originally published in English. Moved from Vancouver to Kaslo in 1942 and continued publishing during the war years in English and Japanese. The BC Security Commission provided the paper with funding at this time so that it could advise Japanese Canadians of relevant notices, orders, etc.


OrgNameThe New Canadian
DescJapanese Canadian newspaper published 1938-2001. Intended to serve the Nisei.


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