Labour Studies Index

Government Internment Policy, l939-l945

Document type Article
Author Stanton, John
Journal Labour / Le Travail
Volume 31
Date 1993 Spring
ISSN 0700-3862
Pages 203-241


The article discusses the implications of the internment policy of Canadian government. According to the author, some of the political activities of the government are hidden to the public since it is allowed by the provisions of the policy as a protection on the welfare of the country and its citizens. In addition, the author notes that the policy also advocates the advancement of the country's political and economic structures as well as social principles. It also offers information on the political activities that occur during the implementation of the policy as well as the correspondence of military officers.