Canadian Politics and the Vietnamese

The good, the bad, and the ugly


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+ Canadian history and national identity    

Canada's post-WW II national identity was shaped by four prime ministers. This determined how Canada responded to events in Vietnam.

+ A new national identity for Canada    

Stephen Harper was determined to re-shape Canada's national identity in major ways. No one could have imagined the impact this would have on Canadians of Vietnamese origin: Harper successfully re-wrote their history.