The Indochinese refugee movement
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This article on the Vietnamese refugees who came to Ottawa and an event marking that first appeared in the New Canadian Media news service.
In this six minute, 1979 video a CBC TV crew visits one of the many, often remote, refugee camps where ‘boat people’ found some refuge. Their living conditions are clearly seen as well as the circumstances in which Canadian immigration personnel often worked – including at Camp Air Raya in 1980.
Two Windsor Star clippings to which CIHS President Molloy contributed. Discussion of the very early efforts of Mayor Weeks to organize sponsorships and good map showing refugees’ initial escape routes.
Column: “Windsor set example by welcoming refugees”
Article: “‘Boat people’ still grateful for Canada’s help”
- Radio: CBC’s ‘Rewind’ reports on ‘boat people’
The May 3 edition of ‘Rewind’ broadcast highlights of forty year old or so reports on the ‘boat people’. About twenty minutes into the broadcast, Canadian via officer Scott Mullin is interviewed. The show also touches on refugees’ experiences, sponsorship and Canadians’ reaction.
- Radio: “’Boat People’ share survival stories coming to Canada 40 years ago” — The Current, CBC
The program tells the stories of some who came to Canada and of those who made their trips possible.
- Article: “A chance at a new life after the fall of Saigon 40 years ago” By Tu Thanh Ha, The Globe and Mail
A reporter’s story about his family’s escape from South Vietnam to Canada as refugees. CIHS members are interviewed about their roles in this humanitarian movement.