The 2019 Gunn Award competition for the best university student essay on Canadian immigration or refugee history is now open till June 14, 2019. Click here for full competition details.
The Society’s financial report was approved at the AGM of October 18, 2018.
The latest edition of ‘Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees’, from York University, contains a review of ‘Running on Empty’.
An item from the CBC TV News Archive – a report of a 1979 visit to the Anambas Islands of Indonesia where thousands of Vietnamese refugees found some shelter. Canadian immigration officials worked on these islands as part of Canada’s resettlement efforts.
With the permission of the author, Feng Hou of Statistics Canada, we are pleased to post ‘The Resettlement of Vietnamese Refugees Across Canada Over Three Decades‘.This is one of four comparative resettlement studies done for the United Nations-WIDER. Germany, the UK and the USA were also studied.