Immigration Into Canada

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Legislation and regulation regarding immigration into Canada have been major issue and a growing topic of discussion in recent years. Canada has a population of 33 million and has needed a large influx of immigrants to help support the workforce. With more skilled immigrants arriving to Canada, more would be able to contribute to the economy of Canada. In 2002, the number of immigrants was 229,000. In 2015, Canada has welcomed over 285,000 new citizens to live in Canada. Just last year in 2015 alone, with the election of the new Liberal Government, 25,000 Syrian refugees were forecasted to come into Canada, where like many others they came to this country in hopes of a better life. With regards to the Syrian Crisis, Canada has pledged more …show more content…
Climate change is warming up the Earth and impacted Canada. From 1948 to 2013, the average temperature in Canada has warmed up by 1.6°C. This has increased winter and spring temperatures significantly and will continue to change substantially. Climate change has substantially increased due to human causes such as burning fossil fuels and releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This enhances the greenhouse effect, where gases like carbon dioxide is trapped in the atmosphere and is prevented from leaving the Earth. These gases trap heat and begin to warm up the Earth. Climate change can affect ecosystems, economies and communities. It can cause extreme weather conditions like droughts or major rain storms and is an issue that needs to be dealt …show more content…
The NDP would probably change immediately and help prevent climate change by setting up different programs to educate the public to save on energy and such. The Green Party would also like to have change to occur immediately to save the environment. Due to the small size of the Green Party, they would probably make a lot of announcements and try to help out in different local communities. The Liberals would want change to occur, but when it is necessary. When they believe that change would be needed in order to help the environment, I believe that they would probably set up many energy saving programs that gives benefits towards those who save energy. They would try to educate the public by having many ads on TV and in articles. The Conservatives would not really work towards changing to help the environment as they would have more economy-related

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