An evaluation has been carried out of last November’s conference on the Indochinese Refugee Movement to Canada. The response was very positive for this event.
This linked video flows from the fall, 2013 conference on the ‘boat people’ featuring commentary from people involved in the movement.
CIHS and the Centre for Refugee Studies have just wrapped up a conference on the Indochinese movement.
The Indochinese Refugee crisis which began with the fall of Saigon in April 1975 resulted in Canada’s largest resettlement operation. Books and studies on this event focus on the experiences of the refugees or on the groups that sponsored them. The herculean task of selecting the refugees in camps from Macau and Hong Kong, to the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, ensuring they met health and security requirements, transporting them to Canada, matching them with sponsor... Read more.