Jane And Finch Stereotypes

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Hanh Huynh Ms. Mathai ENG4U1 7 April 2016 Jane and Finch: The Media’s Deception Jane and Finch is a community that has a negative reputation built through the media. The media has exaggerated their stories, hiding the true nature of the neighbourhood. The real experience of the community is often ignored by outsiders who blindly follow the media resulting in stereotypes being formed. The truth is that Jane and Finch is the most outstanding place to live in because the living experience at Jane and Finch is by far the best one can have in Canada, with its multicultural community, beneficial opportunities and positive surrounding environment. Jane and Finch’s illegal activities is what the media focuses on, despite the great cultural events…show more content…
However, contrary to the media this community provides many jobs and academic opportunities to its population. Jane and Finch is filled with plazas that attract entrepreneurs to set up businesses which results in higher employment rates for the neighbourhood. The public schools also provide students in the area with many opportunities such as: scholarships, field trips, extra-curricular activities and programs to enhance the educational experience. The “FIRST” program is a strong example of a beneficial opportunity as it provides Jane and Finch with the chance to explore the world of robotics. This program piques the interests of many students that are thinking of a career in the engineering path and helps them gain experience of what they are getting into. Hidden talents within Jane and Finch can properly pursue their dreams and reach their full potential with the tools they need. These opportunities show that the community cares for its residents and attaches them with importance. With these resources available, talented people of Jane and Finch can strive for success, and inspire the younger generations to…show more content…
Jane and Finch’s multicultural community has proven the media to be false in portraying this neighbourhood as a community that is not worth experiencing. The opportunities that are available to Jane and Finch contribute greatly to the success of its population. Most importantly, the surrounding environment of this community contributes to the positive influences children are exposed to when growing up, preventing the younger generations from making bad decisions. When looking at whether one should live in a community, simply biasing one’s opinion on baseless media representations may not be the best decision, as shown through Canada’s Jane and Finch
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