INTERNMENT IN CANADA
The Ukrainian Canadian Internment was a period of confinement of "enemy aliens" during and after the First World War, spanning from 1914 - 1920, under the terms of the War Measures Act.
William Perchaluk is buried at the Burns Cemetery in Calgary, Alberta. Please see the link below for more information on his life.
Internment display at the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Musee Ukraina, November 2019
Members of the Ukrainian Youth Association (CYM), Ottawa Branch watching the documentary "That Never Happened" November 2019
Borys Sydoruk, UCCLA, Unveiling of Internment Statue and Interpretive Panels, Camp Otter Internment Camp, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, June 22, 2019
Camp Otter Internment Camp Statue and Internment Panels, Yoho National Park, June 22, 2019 unveiling
Unveiling Participants (L to R), Rev. Greg Faryna (St. Stephen Protomartyr Ukrainian Catholic Church, Calgary; Borys Sydoruk,(UCCLA); Rick Kubian (Parks Canada), Emil Yereniuk (CFWWIRF); Rev. Fr. Dr. Timothy Chrapko (St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor, Calgary); Jed Cochrane (Parks Canada), Camp Otter Internment Camp, Yoho National Park, June 22, 2019
Internment Statue "Last Man Standing" and Interpretive Panels, Camp Otter, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, January 2020
Inky Mark, MP, Dr. Lubomyr Luciuk, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Bill C 331, Internment of Persons of Ukrainian Origin Recognition Act, passed in Parliament on November 23, and passed in the Senate on November 25, 2005.
Ukrainian pioneer settlers en route to Edna-Star, Alberta, from Quebec City, 1897 (National Archives of Canada)
Potential Ukrainian immigrants were promised 160 acres of free land.
Ukrainian internees at Castle Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta (GWH Millican Collection, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta)
w Arrivals Going In, Castle Mountain, Banff, Alberta, Sgt. William Buck collection, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta
Internees in Banff National Park
A rough trail, near Castle Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta
Women and children internees at Spirit Lake, Abitibi, Quebec (National Archives of Canada, PA 170620)
Woodcutters at Spirit Lake Internment Camp, Abitibi, Quebec