British Columbia Security Commission

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British Columbia Security Commission

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Established by the Government of Canada on March 4, 1942, under Privy Council Order Nos. 1665 and 1666. The main role of the BC Security Commission was to organize and supervise the relocation and internment of the approximately 23,000 Japanese nationals and Japanese Canadians removed from the BC coast. It also set up programs for employment, education and medical services. Chaired by Austin Taylor, a Vancouver financier, it included RCMP Assistant Commissioner Frederick Mead and BC Provincial Police Assistant Commissioner John Shirras.

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3378

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