Where did the Vietnamese refugees go in Canada?
Initially, the refugees settled across Canada: 23,000 in Ontario; 13,000 in Quebec; 8,000 in Alberta; 7,000 British Columbia; 5,000 in Manitoba; 3,000 in Saskatchewan; and 2,000 in the Maritime provinces. The cost to the federal government was $122 million.
How many refugees does Canada accept each year?
In 2019, Canada admitted 19,143 privately sponsored refugees.
Why did Vietnamese refugees leave Vietnam?
Political oppression, poverty, and continued war were the main reasons Vietnamese fled their country. The desire to leave was especially great for Vietnamese who had fought for the South, worked with the United States, or held positions in the South Vietnamese government.
How many Vietnamese international students are in Canada?
From only over 4,000 enrollees in 2015, the number of Vietnamese students in Canada has grown to 20,000 in 2018, making it the fifth-largest foreign student community in the country.
Where do most Vietnamese live in Toronto?
The majority of the Toronto Vietnamese have settled in several downtown areas: Bloor Street and Jane, bounded by the Humber River on the west and Dundas on the north; between Dufferin and Bathurst, from St Clair Avenue north to Eglinton; and north of Eglinton between Keele and Dufferin.