Benefits Of Multiculturalism In Canada

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Canada was the first country to adopt multiculturalism and has since cultivated a society that focuses on the benefits of diversity and encourages racial and ethnic harmony. In fact, in an article by Keung in The Star, Canada ranked fourth most welcoming country for immigrants in the world. This was seen as the reason behind higher rates of naturalization as individual rights are being championed and immigrants are guaranteed equality. Now, with Justin Trudeau from the Liberal Party as Prime Minister, the world can expect reforms in Canada’s Immigration System that would be more sympathetic to refugees and immigrants. Regulating the inflow of foreign nationals would be the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law and the Immigration and Refugee…show more content…
The difference is that, a permanent resident is granted permission to live and work in Canada without any time limit on their stay. A Temporary Resident on the other hand, are in Canada temporarily for purposes such as business, leisure or to study. Although it is more appealing to apply for a permanent residency, some opt for temporary residency as this is faster to process. Canada offers a lot of opportunities for those seeking to become temporary residents as an International Student, a tourist or a foreign worker. International Student
An International Student choosing to go to Canada would have the advantage of going to some of the best schools in the world such as University of Toronto and University of British Colombia. For studies that are beyond six months, the student will be required to secure a student permit. Tourist
Being the second largest country in the world, Canada is abundant in beautiful and scenic landscapes and unique sites for travelers. Among these would be Niagara Falls, Banff National Park and Rocky Mountains, Toronto’s CN Tower and Old Quebec.
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Evidence Supporting Purpose of Entry – through an invitation letter, contact number of persons who may support the stated purpose and any other documents.
4. Medical Examination – for those spending more than six months in Canada or other instances that may require medical examination
5. Immigration Fees

Downside to Temporary Residency Although there are a lot of opportunities in becoming a temporary resident, it is important to note there are also a downside to it, especially if you are a foreign worker. Foreign Worker
From 2004 to 2013, there has been more males than females hired to work as a foreign worker in Canada, and most of these occupation are in lower skilled level. This results in a mismatch in employment which becomes a loss to the economy as the skills of the individual are not maximized. Once the permit expirers, the foreign worker would have to apply for a new work permit or go home and lose their employment.
Being away from home and family takes a toll on the worker that makes it harder for them to adjust to the new working environment. Temporary to Permanent Residency Despite the downside, a foreign worker and international student may become a permanent resident depending on their skills and expertise. The permit holder must have resided in Canada for a minimum of three to five years to be eligible for
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