Canada: $230 million: Japanese Canadians (“Ottawa Will Pay Compensation To Uprooted Japanese-Canadians” by John F. Burns, The New York Times, September 23, 1988). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 2001 In 2001, in another case, a French court holds that French banks that hoarded assets of Jews have to create a fund of $50 million for those individuals with evidence of previous accounts (New York Times, June 13, 2001, A-14). June 15, 1988 In 1988, Canada agrees to transfer 250,000 square miles of land to First Nation peoples. June 15, 1988 In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress.