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What does WMA stand for?

WMA stands for War Measures Act (Canada)

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  • Military and Government

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The authors take us from the early 1900s, explaining why the Japanese immigrated to Canada, to the lifting of the War Measures Act that allowed the Japanese to return to the west coast after the internment years.
I remember in school being taught that during the Second World War, Canadian journalists were clamped down thanks to draconian press censorship powers established under the War Measures Act.
His incendiary declaration helped fuel one of the stormiest periods in Canadian history, culminating with the October Crisis of 1970, in which the Trudeau government imposed the War Measures Act after FLQ cells kidnapped British trade commissioner James Cross and Quebec cabinet minister Pierre Laporte, who was soon murdered.
Yet police detained over 600 persons for weeks at a time without charge, operating under the War Measures Act.