WWII controversies

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Conscription

-again, people were forced to join army and didn't like it

War measures act

-People from enemy countires like japan and germany were forced to register with the police

-some eventually lost citizenship

Internment of japanese canadians

-a lot of japanese-canadians were sent to internemnt camps or labour camps in west canada during WWII

-belongings were taken from them and sold

-treated very poorly during and after the war

Canada and the holocaust

-many countries refused to accept jewish refugees

-canada refused to accept 10 000 jews into canada, and after getting turned away by many countries, they had to go back to Europe

-canada let few refugees in during the war

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