Monday, May 4, 2009 | 06:40 PM ET
Ten years ago four rusty boats landed off the shores of BC. They carried hundreds of migrants from the Chinese province of Fujian. This event sparked fierce debate amongst Canadians about whether the refugees should stay or be deported back to China. Tune into the Early Edition May 19th to 22nd as they tell you what happened to some of the 599 migrants who landed on our shores; and find out how this event changed our immigration system and sense of identity as Canadians.
The Early Edition airs weekdays 5:30 to 8:37 a.m. on CBC Radio One in Britsh Columbia.