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Reflections on Internment in Canada
during theFirst World War

Otter Internment Camp, Yoho National Park B.C. 1916, Library and Archives Canada, C-081360

The interment of enemy aliens in Canada under the War Measures Act ended officially in 1920, two years after the Armistice, but its legacy remained throughout the 20th century, with further internments in the Second World War, and the use of the War Measures Act during the FLQ Crisis of the 1970s.