Portuguese came to Canada for numerous of reasons. The first reason is for political factors such as the increase of fascism in Portugal. Secondly, for the economical factors such as “relocating for work such as whaling and fishing, and later farming, textile, and leather factory work” (Morrison & James, 2009). The intriguing aspect about Portuguese families immigrating to Canada is that most of the husbands immigrated firstly into Canada before their wives. The reason being why they immigrated to Canada before their wives was to help start a life in Canada for their own family.
Immigration of workers and Unemployment in Canada has taken center stage of both public and political debates in recent years. This paper seeks to analyze that simultaneous effect of immigration and unemployment on wage growth rate in Canada. It is of great necessity to survey the impact of these two variables in detail given their perceived relative importance in the determination of wage growth rate in Canada. Immigration to Canada refers to the process by which citizens of other nations move and come to live in
Over the years Canada has become recognized as the most preferred country of both resettlement and travel. Thousands of individuals embark on a journey to Canada each year, because the country holds a remarkable reputation as a nation built upon peace, diversity, and acceptance. The multicultural environment in Canada is welcoming of people from multiple, ethnicities and cultures. The country’s history is very unique because it’s based heavily on immigration; Canada was established by the combined efforts from the indigenous First Nations and the European settlers from various parts of Europe. No single group can claim Canada to be theirs because it was a country built by immigrants and refugees from around the globe.
Canada’s current liberal and vigorous immigration policy has allowed for the acceptance of an average of 240,000 immigrants a year from 1995-2008 and is projected to welcome approximately 300,000 this year, with an emphasis on family reunification and refugees, a change from the historical source of economic migration as the main source of immigrants (Kelley & Trebilcock, 2010, p 19; Zilio, 2016). Canada’s sources of natural increase (births to deaths) of the population as well as international migration are changing rapidly and it is a studied trend, which outlines immigration, will soon be heavily relied upon as the most feasible source of continued population growth (Jedwab, 2016). Natural population growth has been dramatically decreasing since the 1960s largely due to declining fertility rates as well as the aging and death of older populations (Figure 1) (Statistics Canada, 2016). Statistics Canada illustrates a prediction of the Canadian population that pushes for an increase in immigration due to the enhanced aging of the population and an increased number of deaths (2016). Immigration is a prominent driving factor behind a maintainable population as without increased immigration Canada’s
Right now Canada is facing immigration numbers that we have not seen in years and how we welcome and process these immigrants into our society will decide if they pass or fail. The article written by Sana Malik Arriving in a Place Where Almost No One Looks Like You and the study Immigrants’ perceptions of quality of life in three second- or third-tier Canadian cities done by a collaboration of Canadian scholars from across the country. They take a look at immigrant life, what it is like for them after moving, and some of the challenges that they face. Sana Malik’s article talks about her journey as an immigrant coming to Canada in 1993, and settling in Cape Breton. Her Pakistani family came over together and were welcomed by a small group of
In 1971, Canada was the first country to ever adopt mult... ... middle of paper ... ... to them would give a voice to thousands of residents and taxpayers, and make local government more accountable to residents who are directly affected by municipal services. Extending voting rights would also promote the integration and attachment of newcomers to Canada and civic institutions more generally, while promoting the importance of issues affecting newcomers. It would also encourage a new respect and recognition of immigrants. (__) In conclusion, Canada has come a long way in promoting the integration of immigrants socially. The country is making progress integrating immigrants economically, and much needs to be done before the same can be said politically.
Canada is a land of immigrants, being a multicultural country it welcomes people from around the world. As a result there is an increasing trend of the elderly population’s movement from globe to Canada. According to the Statistics Canada, (2015), 28% of seniors of 65 years and above were immigrant in the year 2001. Asia was Canada 's largest source of immigrants between 2006 and 2011, roughly 661,600 or 56.9% came from Asia. Furthermore, the seniors’ population is expected to continue to grow and Statistics Canada projects the percentage of seniors to be 23% of all Canadians by 2041.
In this paper I will discuss some of the reasons I feel Atlantic Canadians play such an important role in Canadian business and what motivates them. I’ll draw on some of my own personal observations as well as others from reference materials. For some reason there is the undeniable need for Atlantic Canadians to return to their roots. It happened when my grandfather returned from Ontario to retire in Newfoundland after completing a career as a captain on the Great Lakes and it happened for my mother and father when they moved to St. John’s N.L. after living in Toronto for many years.
Ever since World War one, Canada was starting to grow away from the British Empire. Canada achieved more independence from the British Empire as time went by because Canada received greater recognition as a more of a sovereign country through the fact that they invested so many lives into the war. By the end of the war, Canada was known as the arsenal of
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Canada Post is one of the largest Crown Corporations. In this report, we have to determine the organization structure and objectives of the Canada Post followed by the audience and market segment being targeted by the organization along with identifying the key success factors and the type of dealings the organization has with the government. With the worldwide growth of Ecommerce Sales, the demand for residential delivery is also increasing thus, Canada Post is operating as primary postal operator all over Canada headquarter in Ontario offering a full range of delivery and fulfillment services to customers. This paper will emphasis on the current environment and capabilities of Canada Post necessary to evaluate its position