“This is the first ever effort to document the history, settlement patterns, and contributions of Bengali immigrants in Canada.”

- Jane Pulkingham, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Simon Fraser University

 “An eye-opener to me in many ways… everybody enhanced my understanding of what goes on in a Bengali immigrant’s life… a valuable contribution to immigration [studies].”

- Tirthankar Bose, Retired Professor in English, Simon Fraser University

 “[S]peakers touched on the issues that stunned the audience … [papers] were rich with historical data and fascinating anecdotes based on primary sources.”

- Mustafa Chowdhury, Author of Picking up the Pieces: 1971 War Babies’ Odyssey from Bangladesh to Canada