Internment of Ukrainians in Canada

Posted December 4, 2017 12:23 am by Rev. Dr. Athanasius D. McVay, HED

Internment of Ukrainians in Canada

With Dr. Karen Lemiski, curator of the Basilian Fathers Museum, Mundare, AlbertaVatican Radio’s Christopher Wells spoke with Fr Athanasius McVay, a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest from Canada, and an expert in early 20th-century ecclesiastical history. Fr McVay says that, in addition to the positive commemorations of the men and women who sacrificed themselves during the war, it is important also to remember the victims of the war, at home and abroad. “Alongside the brave soldiers who gave their lives, there were our own Canadian citizens and immigrants… who were deprived of their civil rights, and many were interned in internment

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