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    Essay On Zunera Ishaq

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    decide what is appropriate for an individual to wear during not only during the taking of oath of Canadian citizenship, but at any time in any place within the boundaries of our supposedly multicultural Canada? While this is not the first time they issues regarding dress have arisen within Canada, the case of Zunera Ishaq, drew considerable attention in 2015. In large part to the proximity to the federal election and a potential rising tide of Islamaphobia which began to permeate Canadian society. Canada may have an official policy of multiculturalism, but in practice, much is left to be desired. First and foremost, in my opinion, Canada is still, for the most part, a society governed by the ideology of a patriarchal, white, Christian European dominance, in which the “Other”, that is, anyone who does not fit this model, is “Gifted” or “Allowed”…

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    Intro. “Each year, Canada receives thousands of immigrants from all over the world. The country welcomes foreign students, temporary foreign workers, immigrants, and refugees from over 200 countries”, Canadian Immigration Facts & Statistics. During the 1900’s, Sir Wilfrid Laurier once stated: “The twentieth century shall be the century of Canada and of Canadian development”. This quote is something to agree with because, over the years, Canada is now seen as a very multicultural country due to…

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    Final Exam: Examining the video’s by Andrew Gunadie Canada is a great country with an unimaginable number of qualities. However, many outsiders have a different perception of what it truly means to be Canadian. They connect Canada with things like “snow”, “Beavers” and the constant use of “eh”. Yet Canada is much more than what meets the eye, there are many values to being Canadian that other countries may not provided for their citizens. In the video “Canadian, Please” and “He’ll never be a…

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    Issues, Local Arguments. She made a point to include a whole chapter on immigration. Within chapter 4; there is a photo of very well known, uncle Sam; who is basically the American poster child for patriotism, peaking in the first two world wars. He is standing between America and the Mexican boarder, holding a 2 signs which highly contradict themselves. In one hand uncle Sam is asking for help but on the other hand, he is stating illegal immigration should be banned. Similarly, in the political…

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    Introduction The history of Canadian immigrations begins in late 15th century by European explorers (Knowles, 2007). Today, around 250 thousand people from all over the world move to Canada as a refugee or an immigrant each year (Statistics Canada, 2011). Many of these newcomers may feel like strangers in the process of initially settling down in Canada. They may face prejudice and discrimination, language barriers, employment issues regarding to skill discounting and foreign credentials…

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    Deferred action for childhood arrivals The last three years it has been nonstop conversation of what to do with the men, women and children coming across various borders. The talk on national news about immigration and showing the children in the detention room filled with other children laying on the cold concrete floors. These children came with two parents and or one parent and sometimes they came alone hoping they will not be killed, assaulted and or raped along the way. The administration…

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    Canada is often referred to as a cultural mosaic, meaning that it is a nation that considers different races, ethnicities, and otherness of its citizens an essential part to its existence (Immigration, 2011). Immigration is the main reason why Canada is referred to as the cultural mosaic because many people immigrate to Canada from different places. The people who immigrate to Canada often have different religious and beliefs and in Canada they are allowed to practice whatever they like and are…

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    Bill C-24 In Canada

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    Government of Canada to revoke citizenship of individuals convicted of heinous crimes, who are considered dual citizens. According to the Government of Canada, these crimes include “terrorism, high treason, treason, or spying offences, depending on the sentence received, or for serving as a member of an armed force of a country or organized armed group engaged in armed conflict with Canada, the person becomes a foreign national” (Government of Canada, 2015). Although bill C-24…

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    addition, The Patriot Act of 2001 was the new hallmark piece of legislation designed to combat the “War on Terror”. Similar restructuring occurred in both the FBI and the Department of Justice when they created new departments to assist in “homeland security” (Frederking 285). By 2003, homeland security issues had morphed into meaning immigration issues. The Integrated National Security department was sub- divided into the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Citizenship…

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    Multiculturalism stems from immigration, and immigration leads to multiculturalism. Without the different ethnic groups that exist within one country, there would be no cultural diversity. From the first settlers who were French, to the English who came from the British isles, to the gradual entrance of non-white ethnic groups, Canada has grown and evolved into a multicultural nation. Immigration is the backbone of Canada; “the chief support of a system or organization” (Backbone). Immigrants…

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