Sunday, July 22, 2007

Survivor of Spirit Lake internment camp

Mary Manko Haskett, the last known survivor of the Spirit Lake internment camp in Northern Quebec where so-called enemy aliens were detained during the First World War, died in Mississauga, Ont. on July 14. She would have been 99 on Aug. 10.
Click here to read full story from Montreal Gazette, Saturday, July 21, 2007.


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