BCHF News Highway Legacy Signs unveiled in Lillooet May 11

Highway Legacy Signs unveiled in Lillooet May 11

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Internment, on Fri., May 11 at 1:30, Honourable Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, will be unveiling the second of seven Highway Legacy Signs for the Internment Site clusters and Roadcamps for the Self-supporting sites of East Lillooet, Bridge River, Minto, and McGillivray Falls.

On Oct. 27, 2017, Minister Claire unveiled the first Legacy Sign at Tashme Internment site in the Sunshine Valley outside Hope, BC.This is a joint ceremony together with the District of Lillooet and the Japanese Canadian community to also open the Japanese Canadian Internment Memorial Garden, which was created to commemorate the site. Please join us on this historic occasion to share our history and to celebrate collaboration and partnership to achieve this wonderful memorial legacy.

  • Friday, May 11, 2018
  • 1:30 Ceremony start

Location: Highway 12 & Sumner Road beside Airport Gardens, Lillooet, BC