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The Historical Society of Ottawa: Project 70,000: Canada Welcomes the Refugees of Southeast Asia 1975-1980

June 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Guest Speakers: Michael Molloy & Robert Shalka, Co-authors “Running on Empty” Canadian Immigration Historical Society plus Rivaux Lay, former Cambodian refugee

Mayor Marion Dewar rallied all of Ottawa behind Project 4000 and similar outcries of compassion echoed in communities across Canada. Learn about the largest and most ambitious resettlement effort in Canada’s history and how Canadian immigration policy was forever changed.

This speaker series will take place via Zoom. Register using this link.

All are welcome to attend without charge.