Echoes of mid-century xenophobia in Harper campaign, say historians

Canadian history full of examples of anti-immigrant racism, religious discrimination.

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Japanese-Canadians being rounded up and sent to internment camps in the British Columbia interior, 1942.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 10/14/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 10/20/2015 7:59 pm EDT

Some Canadian historians are seeing echoes of early- and mid-20th century xenophobia in Conservative Party politics this election.

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