Identity and politics in Canada's Vietnamese community

Who are Canadian politicians pandering to?



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+ Identity and the Vietnam War    

Most Vietnamese families in Canada have members who experienced conflict in Vietnam, but those experiences are more diverse than Canadians realize.

+ The imagined community    

The Saigon elite had to develop new tactics to rule in Canada - the government of Canada had to be on side. They used tactics from the 1950's that had worked on the US.

+ What are the numbers?    

How does the community divide in numbers?