The Indochinese refugee movement
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In 1975, Canada’s largest reception and resettlement of refugees began. From then through to 1999, close to 130,000 Indochinese refugees, including some 60,000 in 1979-80 alone, came to Canada from Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos. We offer a range of information about that significant movement.
- Indochinese Refugees: The Canadian Response 1979
and 1980: Statistics about the movement 1979-80
These statistical tables are part two of the government’s report on the first two years of the Indochinese movement and analyze the movement from several different perspectives.
Part 1 – Narrative about the movement 1979-80