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Powell Street’s Japanese past

I’d gone with my daughter to visit this historic Vancouver site. Passing through however, it would be easy to overlook what once occurred here. There’s nothing to impress except for a beautifully maintained Japanese Language School. Continue reading Powell Street’s Japanese past

B.C.’s Japanese influence

You might be surprised there are oodles of Japanese restaurants here after the treatment Canadian Japanese received during the second world war: their property seized never to be given back; dumped into camps into interior B.C. till after the war. Continue reading B.C.’s Japanese influence