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Japanese internment focus of lecture

Dr. Henry Shimizu will discuss the detainment of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War in a lecture at Steveston Buddhist Temple Friday.

The talk is the third of six forums in a series called Parallel Paths: Japanese Diplomacy and Nikkei Heritage, which is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver.

A panel discussion and question-and-answer session will follow.

The lecture, June 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., is open to all, and admission is free. Register by e-mailing event@vc.mofa.go.jp.

Steveston Buddhist Temple is located at 4360 Garry St.

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