SIMON FRASER KOMAGATA MARU

Unlocking Canada's Secret History of Dealing with "Undesirables"

By blaming the British for the Komagata Maru incident -- which barred 376 Indians from entering Canada -- we make history palatable and excuse the role our country played. A new website funded by the federal government, however, finally aims at unlocking the Komagata Maru incident and its significance in Canadian history.