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Canada's Secret War: Vietnam

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Vietnam may have been America's war but Canada was heavily involved — for and against. Canada harboured American draft dodgers and helped supervise ceasefires. But at the same time, about 30,000 Canadians volunteered to fight in southeast Asia. And there was Canada's involvement in secret missions, weapons testing and arms production. The CBC Archives looks at Canada's role in the Vietnam War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Vietnam War: Investigating Agent Orange Claims

Type: Document

This episode deals with Canada's production of the chemical later known as Agent Orange and the after-effects of its use in Vietnam by American forces.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation