The War Measures Act in Canada - The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History

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The War Measures Act in Canada
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Patrice Dutil discusses the uses of the War Measures Act in twentieth century Canada with Xavier Gelinas, the curator of political history at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau and the co-author of Lost Liberties: The War Measures Act, published by the Canadian Museum of History. The discussion examines the origins of this legislation and its application during the First World War, the Second World War and during the October Crisis of 1970. The motivations of the various governments are examined as are the chief victims of the WMA: relatively new immigrants, Japanese Canadians during 1942-45 and dissidents.  The WMA is also considered for what it reveals about Canadian political culture. Finally, the difficulties in rendering judgment are explored. This podcast was produced by Jessica Schmidt.

La Loi des mesures de guerre au Canada
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Patrice Dutil discute des usages de la Loi sur les mesures de guerre au XXe siècle au Canada avec Xavier Gélinas, conservateur de l'histoire politique au Musée canadien de l'histoire à Gatineau et coauteur de Libertés sacrifiées. La loi des mesures de guerre, publié par le Musée canadien de l'Histoire. La discussion examine les origines de cette législation et son application pendant la Première Guerre mondiale, la Seconde Guerre mondiale et pendant la crise d'Octobre 1970. Les motivations des différents gouvernements sont scrutées ainsi que les principales victimes de la LMG : les immigrants relativement nouveaux-venus, les Canadiens d'origine japonaise de 1942 à 1945 et quelques dissidents. La LMG est également considérée pour ce qu'elle révèle de la culture politique canadienne. Enfin, les difficultés à rendre un jugement sont explorées. Ce podcast a été produit par Jessica Schmidt.

 

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