Canadian First World War


News 2011

Spirit Lake Internment Interpretive Centre officially opened
Ukrainian News, December 8-31, 2011

Opening of the Spirit Lake Camp Interpretative Centre, Spirit Lake, Quebec
Friday, November 24, 2011
Produced by MML Inc.

Internment Camp Artifacts Sought
The Lethbridge Herald, City – Friday, October 7, 2011, p. A5 b
By Katie May

Camp Anniversary Marked
Vernon Morning Star – September 18, 2011
By Cara Brady

Grant Recipients
Verkhovyna Ukrainian Song and Dance Ensemble of Edmonton performs, “The Letter, The Internment of Ukrainian Canadians during WW1,” at the Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival on September 16th to 18th, 2011.

Artifacts Sought by Katherine Fernandez-Blance of the Kingston
Whig-Standard– August 22, 2011

Edgewood community working to establish interpretive centre
The Valley Voice – Edgewood, B.C. – July 27, 2011
By Art Joyce

Remembering WW1 Internees in Banff
Banff Crag & Canyon – July 13, 2011
By Jesse Winter

Project Aims to Preserve History of Local Internment Camp
Sicamous Eagle Valley News – June 1, 2011
By Lachlan Labere

Internment Cemetery Project Funding
Corporation of the Town of Kapuskasing – June 1, 2011
KAPUSKASING, ONTARIO: The Town of Kapuskasing and the Ron Morel Memorial Museum are pleased to announce that each of the graves of deceased internees in the Internment Cemetery will receive a new granite headstone.

Financement Pour Le Projet Du Cimetière Des Prisonniers De Guerre
Corporation de la Ville de Kapuskasing, 1 juin 2011
KAPUSKASING, ONTARIO: La ville de Kapuskasing ainsi que Ie musee commemoratif Ron Morel sont heureux de vous informer part que les tombes des defunts dans Ie cimetiere des prisonniers de guerre recevront tous une nouvelle pierre tombale.

Yearend Communiqué for 2010-2011

May 2011 Communiqué

Looking Back at a Dark Chapter of History
Amherst Part of Canada’s Internment Past
Amherst Daily News – April 20, 2011
By Darrell Cole

Global News Maritimes on the Amherst Internment Camp

Appointment of Dr. Ted Sosiak
20 April, 2011
The Board of Directors of the Shevchenko Foundation wish to announce the appointment of Dr. Ted Sosiak to the Endowment Council of the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund as the Internee Descendant Representative. Dr. Sosiak is of Polish descent and his grandfather, Nicholas (Nikola) Szady was interned at Fort Henry, Kingston.

History of the Point: The Jasper Internment Camp – Part Two
The Fitzhugh, 10 February 2011
by ANNALEE GRANT, Photojournalist

History of the Point: The Jasper Internment Camp – Part One
The Fitzhugh, 3 February 2011
by ANNALEE GRANT, Photojournalist