Canadian First World War
Internment Recognition Fund

Fonds canadien de reconnaissance de l'internement durant
la première guerre mondiale


Digital Interactive Map


Armistice Films, “The Camps” webseries is located on this digital interactive map.

“The Camps” was to create 26 mini films that are structured like a web-series creating short documentaries with a cinematic feature film style. Each of these films tells its own unique story. Click on an internment camp community to view that video.

The CFWWIRF digital map also contains over 9,000 digitized news articles dating from 1914 to 1920 that describes the opinion of the time and presents the hardship unjustly endured by new immigrants who were invited to Canada and then had their civil and human rights taken away by the War Measures Act.


List of Internment Camps

List of Receiving Stations



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