Vivian Rygnestad’s parents were among the 22,000 Japanese-Canadians stripped of their rights and forced from their homes during the Second World War. (Photo credit: cbcnews)

This story appeared on the cbcnews British Columbia website.

City of Vancouver played role in stripping war-era Japanese Canadians of homes, says professor. This article also contains links to related stories, including the 2013 apology for a Japanese internment motion by the Vancouver City Council on February 16, 1942.