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Letter to Mayor of Surrey

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Dear Madam Mayor and Surrey City Council members, In support of a plea for better representation of the Vietnamese Canadians at the Surrey Fusion Festival...

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The Hearts of Freedom Gala

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The Hearts of Freedom Gala The 30th Anniversary of the People of Canada’s Nansen Award. June 5, 2016 at the Canadian Museum of History The Reception and Exhibition With the sponsorship of the Canadian Museum of History, the Vietnamese Canadian Federation, the Cambodian Association of the Ottawa Valley and the Laotian Association of the Ottawa Valley have collaborated to organize …

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NANSEN MEDAL 30th ANNIVERSARY at Canadian Museum of History (CMH)

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Vào ngày chủ nhật 5 tháng 6 năm 2016, xin mời quý vị cùng họp mặt với các thành viên của các cộng đồng Campuchia, Lào và Việt Nam và các bạn người Gia-Nã-Đại, tham dự buổi gala đặc biệt kỷ niệm 30 năm của giải Nansen, là giải thưởng cao quý của Cao Ủy Liên Hiệp Quốc trao tặng cho toàn dân Canada để đánh dấu sự đóng góp quan trọng và liên tục của họ trong việc giúp người tị nạn.

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Calgary Fundraising Event for Syrian Refugee

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Calgary’s young Vietnamese ‘pay it forward’ to Syrians The story they are watching unfold is one they know all too well. Before millions of Syrians fled their country, the South Vietnamese journeyed in overburdened vessels teeming with humanity. Many came to North America and settled in several Canadian cities, including Calgary and Edmonton, where they were sponsored and encouraged to …

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VCF’s Partner: Boat People SOS (BPSOS) wins prestigious 2011 Taiwanese Democracy and Human Rights Award

Celebrating the 63rd anniversary of United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD) bestowed the 2011 Asian Democracy and Human Rights Award on Boat People SOS (BPSOS) of the United States in recognition of its dedication to assisting asylum seekers to resettle around the world and combating human trafficking. Boat People SOS (BPSOS) is a leading member in …

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Vietnamese Canadian Federation welcomes National Geographic Society’s new policy of designating Paracel Islands (Hoang Sa)

On March 22, 2010 Ut V. Ngo, President of the Vietnamese Canadian Federation, sent to the National Geographic Society an email message expressing the Federation’s concern regarding the Society’s recent release of a map of the China Sea, on which the Paracel Islands – which belong to Vietnam and are called Hoang Sa – were designated with a Chinese name. …

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Marion Dewar: the greatest friend of the Vietnamese community in Canada

It was with great sadness that we learned of the sudden death of former Ottawa Mayor Marion Dewar. To the Vietnamese community in Canada, Marion was a saviour, a great friend, and a constant source of moral inspiration. In the late 70’s, hundreds of thousands of South Vietnamese fled the Communist regime which was imposed on South Vietnam after it was taken …

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