Canadian First World War
Internment Recognition Fund

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


Resources

Videos

  • Armistice Films, The Camps Webseries can be viewed on the CFWWIRF digital map.
    (Click on the internment site location for its video.)


  • The Surprising Story of Canada's Enemy Aliens



    Published on 19 May 2017
    You'll be amazed to hear about the internment of Canadian citizens during WWI and how it affected the Ukrainian community of Vernon, B.C.

  • 'The Enemy Alien' - an original documentary short on Canada¹s internment operations is included as an extra on the DVD release of the feature documentary 'Konowal: the man behind the medal'.




  • Enemy Aliens by Stefan Huzan




  • Hill 70: Corporal Filip Konowal's Story

    English version



    Ukrainian version




  • The Letter - Internment Scene - Verkhovyna Ensemble
    From Verkhovyna Ensemble



  • Canada's Forgotten Internment Camps
    The Mark | August 4, 2010 | YouTube video series

    Between 1914 and 1920, thousands of Canadians of Ukrainian and Eastern European descent were imprisoned in internment camps across Canada, simply on the basis of their origins. For decades, their stories were buried under fear and shame. The Canadian government has finally recognized the internment operations, and yet it remains an unknown chapter in our nation's history.