The war in Asia and the Pacific did not end in as tidy a fashion as it had in Europe. Official surrenders of the Japanese extended from 28 August to the end of September 1945. Several theatres had been created by Allied political and military leaders with Canadians involved in all of them.
"Canada and the Pacific War,"
Canadian Military History: Vol. 4
, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholars.wlu.ca/cmh/vol4/iss2/11