Broken PromisesThe Dispossession of Japanese Canadians


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The Kagestu family lives in the Minto Hotel for the first years of internment.

March 31, 1942
Eikichi seeks labourers to continue operations at Deep Bay Logging Company on Vancouver Island.

April 8, 1943
Eikichi’s timber is advertised for sale.

November 8, 1948
Eikichi challenges the sale of his property at the Royal Commission on Japanese Claims.

March 30, 1950
The Commission issues its final decision on Eikichi’s case.

Library and Archives Canada/ RG33-69;
Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library/ Frank G. Shears Papers,

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