In 1942, after Canada declared war on Japan, 22,000 Japanese Canadians were interned in the interior of BC, including the Asahi players.

For more information about the Vancouver Asahi, please visit The Canadian Encyclopedia

Thanks to SIM International for their sponsorship of this Heritage Minute.

  • Asahi player - Lou Ticzon
  • Narrator – Kaye Kaminishi
  • End Narration – Joy Kogawa
  • Director – Scooter Corkle
  • Director of Photography – Cole Graham
  • Produced by Point Blank Creative