Canadian First World War


News 2018

Ukrainian-Canadian internment operations detailed in new documentary
The Canadian Press
November 8, 2018

Sask.-raised filmmaker Boyko explores a ‘shocking’ Canadian history
Regina Leader-Post
By Ashley Martin, November 8, 2018

‘Yes, this happened’: How Lubomyr Luciuk found out about the internment camp in his hometown
By Lubomyr Luciuk, November 8, 2018

Did you know Ukrainian Canadians were interned during the First World War?
The little known story is now the subject of a film
The Canadian Press
By Victoria Ahearn, November 7, 2018

‘That Never Happened: Canada’s First National Internment’ director talks about documentary
Global News Morning Saskatoon
November 6, 2018

Fernie marks 100th anniversary of internment camp closure
“It was hell on earth” – PhD candidate, historian reveal conditions inside camp on 100th anniversary

By Kimberley Vlasic, October 27, 2018

Ryan Boyko joins Global News Morning Calgary to talk about a documentary he directed charting Canada’s first national internment operation
Global News Morning Calgary
October 23, 2018

‘That Never Happened’: Documentary screening in Calgary shines light on cruel Ukrainian internment
By Jon Roe, October 22, 2018

#REVIEW That Never Happened
The Extra Mile
October 18, 2018

Discovering Rewritten History
Brandon Sun
By David McConkey, September 24, 2018

Prisoners of the promised land
By Catherine Lefebvre, September 8, 2018

“That never happened:” Film reveals the hidden history of Canada’s First World War internment operations

    • Canadian Geographic


    • By Katherine Lissitsa, September 6, 2018


    • Canadian Geographic is a magazine of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated to making Canada better known to Canadians, and the world.


Uncovering a Canadian Injustice

    • Canadian Museums Association


    • September/October 2018


The Internment of Ukrainian Canadians During the First World War

    • By Patricia Grimshaw, August 11, 2018


New museum exhibit shows history of Canada’s internment camps
The Jasper-Yellowhead Museum and Archives’ latest exhibit “Enemy Aliens” traveled from the Canadian War Museum and explores a part of the nation’s First World War history that’s not often discussed.

    • By Sabrina Doyle, August 8, 2018


Memorial garden to offer education on Eaton Internment Camp
On Friday, May 25, the Eaton Internment Camp Memorial Garden was officially dedicated, beginning a year of remembrance for the camp

    • By Alexa Lawlor, May 26, 2018


Researcher uncovers details about Vernon’s WW I internment camp
Amateur historian, Don McNair, has been researching Vernon’s internment camp for 2 years

    • By Christine Coulter, CBC News, March 3, 2018


Dark history on big screen

    • By Darren Handschuh, February 27, 2018


Vernon’s war internment history remembered in documentary

    • By Megan Turcato, North Okanagan Reporter, Global News


    • February 27, 2018


A dark history revealed

    • By Darren Handschuh, February 20, 2018


    • Castanet – Vernon News


Book offers glimpse into internment camp
Vernon Internment Camp in operation from 1914-1920

    By Roger Knox, February 15, 2018