Over the years there have been many world events and factors that have made Canada what she is today. There are many ways and things that uniquely identify Canada from other countries. Canada is considered a stable country, with her democratic government, prominent natural resources and trustworthy personality. Canada’s growth and acceptance of immigrants, celebrations of multi-cultural events and her own “homemade” attributes make her special and diverse. Canada is also known to be a just country because of our actions regarding Aboriginal people, Women rights and Japanese Canadians during WWII.
n the twentieth century the Government of Canada decided to increase the number of immigrants coming into Canada, this step was taken to include individuals from countries where English was not the first language. The immigration policy led to an inflow of immigrants from all over the world. Now Canada welcomes between 240,000 to 265,000 people each year (Government of Canada, n.d.). An immigrant is a person who moves from their home country to another country for permanent residency (Merriam Webster, n.d.). The highest number of immigrants come from the Philippines (Government of Canada, n.d.).
Canada accepts 250,000 immigrants every year, coming from more than 200 countries. Canada has the highest per capita immigration in the world three times higher than The United States, which makes Canada one of the most multiculturalist countries in the world. Immigration is a process where people come to a foreign country to settle permanently. Changes in immigration policy have always been a very essential part in shaping the Canadian history and the present. These changes in immigration policies resulted in the anti-racism, retrenchment and the post war economic
Title Canadian history has had a rich tradition of witnessing emigrates arriving to Canada to explore a new way of life and to maintain their cultural identity. Currently the mass emigration of Syrian Muslims continues this legacy that was started in the late 18th century. One of the great mass migrations that Canada witnessed was during the late 18th century, when Catholic Scottish Highlanders emigrated to Prince Edward Island. These Scottish Highlanders left their ancestral highland homes out of desperation, fear of cultural elimination by the English and for new opportunities to maintain their cultural identity. But why did the Scots believe emigrating could solve the elimination of their heritage?
Immigration in Canada Canada has viewed immigration as a big need in order to grow population and the economy. Without the immigration policies Canada’s population would not have grown as much as it has in the last decade. The Immigration policies in Canada make sure all values; beliefs and opinions of Canadians are regarded when making decisions. Not all Canadians are opposed to immigration but some aren't all for it either. If Canada was in the situations refugees and immigrants are in, Canada would want other countries to be happy to help.
Jewish people knew it was time to flee once the Nazi part first started showing hatred towards their people. The Nuremberg laws (1935) and Kristallnacht (1938) were clear signs that the Jews were hated in Germany and should seek refugee in another country. But, where could they go? Many countries weren 't ready for this large number of refugees.
“Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component to economical growth”. Immigration happens all over the world, but why are people so desperate to leave their home countries? What do they expect from the countries that they are going to? Likewise, what do they have to contribute to these countries? In Canada, approximately twenty percent of the 2011 population is foreign-born.
Yes, Canada is a welcoming place. I know Canada is a welcoming place because its a multi cultural country where as if you go to India or even China you can not see a lot of people in a different culture also if you take a look in your classroom not a lot of people look like you and that is okay because it doesn’t really matter and Canada is a better place when it is multi cultural. Another reason why Canada is a welcoming place is because Canada has sponsored the most amount of Syrian refugees world wide
Globalization is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other particular characteristics of culture. These three sources relate to globalization. Each show different types of examples of globalization. In source one, it talks about an image of a young Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, lying dead, face down on a Turkish beach.
The immigration issues facing Vancouver and Montreal are more similar than they seem. Despite the obvious differences in location and ethnic groups, the two problems are comparable to each other. In Vancouver, they face issues of Asian immigration, more specifically, Hong Kong. The clash of ideals and culture lend themselves to a struggle between native Canadians and Asian immigrants. When immigrants from Hong Kong come to Canada, they bring with them a specific set of ideals, backed with money to simulate the economy.