Corruption In Canada

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Many were displeased with the guanxi culture as well: misconduct normalized in forms of “unfair competition, academic corruption and monetary incentive” (Fu, 2013). People were encouraged to build connections for favor, as it is common for authorities to make decisions through personal connections; thus, close social network was vital to mending privilege, support and resources (Fu, 2013).
Corruption was permeating all levels of Chinese society. Government officials typically do not abide by the law and perform their public obligation in unlawful and brutal ways: the owner of a local kindergarten were forced “to pay extra-legal fees to government institutions in their district including fire fighters, the public health bureau and the police
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First, Vancouver is a large city with “fresh air and tranquil lifestyle, which they could only find it in countryside” (Yu, 2008). Second, Canada is based on meritocracy, fairness, and “simple and healthy interpersonal relations” (Yu, 2008): “Canada [is] a country based on the rule of law, …[follows] regulation” and it makes “them feel more safe” (Yu, 2008). Third, gaining permanent residency in Canada was easier; moreover, having a Canadian passport also benefited them in China: “allows them to live in any Chinese city …without applying for temporary residence permission” (Yu, 2008). Fourth, although, China claims itself to be a socialist nation-state and Canada to be a capitalist one, ironically, Canada has a better social insurance system. Last, Western education is exceedingly expensive, “even for a wealthy family in China”; nonetheless, Canadian education offers “lower education fees”, which is very attractive to them (Yu, …show more content…
Western power transgressed globally spreading their culture, technology and ideology even till today. It was not long until China began to perceive the West as the standard of development, modernity, education, and economic competitor. This incorporated a sense of false expectation and hope into the motivation for migration, and ultimately, obscured them from evaluating their well-being and negative consequences: racial discrimination and failure of Canadian immigration policy.
Post-migration contained both positive and negative aspects on the Chinese immigrants’ daily lives. Both working class and middle-class Chinese tend to undergo poorer outcomes than that of Caucasian immigrants: “low-skilled immigrants often work in low-paying jobs that are not attractive enough to locals” (Dietz, 2010). This is because Chinese immigrant workers have different justice awareness from the local workers, which influence their work interpretation: “immigrants tended to react less negatively to work overload … with low expectations of fair treatment at work” (Dietz,

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