Invaded By Immigrants

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This essay deals with the immigration in canada and whether or not it was a postive/negative influence in the formation of this country.

Canada being a relatively new country, as far as the history of the

world goes was built by immigration. Every single resident of North America can

trace his ancestry back to the cradle of life in Europe. Even Native Americans

found their way to the new world over a frozen ice pack, spreading out across

the land, weaving a rich culture and prospering. The Canada that we know today

began only in the last 200 years. Settlers poured in from all over the world,

tempted with free land and religious liberty Europeans settled in Canada by the

thousands. They brought with them traditions and a legal system modeled after

the English governments.

Although is undeniable that Immigration made Canada into the strong

nation that it is, I feel that Immigration as it is set up these days does not

build our country but tears it down.

The open gates policy implemented by our

government leaves the Canadian social system wide open to be abused by would-be

migrants in other countries. It is quite obvious that the system currently

running is quite imperfect. This paper will attempt to show flaws in Canada's

immigration policy and suggest new policy's which fit better with Canada's

social landscape.

All over the world populations are growing at tremendous rates.

Nothing in this world happens by accident, the populations are moving because

they expect an increase in quality of life in the new country. Country's all

over the world view Canada as a great place to live, the United Nations bills

Canada as the best place to live. When third world people look at...