- Question 1
During World War I, 6,000 Ukrainian Canadians were interned as enemy aliens.
True. With the outbreak of WWI, immigration of Ukrainian immigrants virtually ceased, and unnaturalized Ukrainian Canadians were classified as "enemy aliens" by the Canadian government. Those naturalized less than 15 years were disenfranchised. At the same time, over 10,000 Ukrainian Canadians enlisted in the Canadian armed forces.
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