Canada’s Immigrants (p.g.’s 172-181)
1. The point system for immigration dates back to 1967. Who
does/doesn’t it apply to? What does this mean?
2. Rank the Canada’s make-up of immigrants from largest group to
smallest. (Refer to chart on p.g. 167).
3. What is an economic immigrant?
4. What must all potential economic immigrants do before they can come
5. Immigrants can be refused entrance into Canada if:
6. Who do these health requirements not apply to? Do you
7. How might assessing the health, background and experience of
immigrants connect to Canadians’ “right to security of person”?
8. How are today’s immigration laws different from the past?
9. Why do you think Canada’s immigration policies have changed over
10. How do you think they might change in the future?
11. What is the main reason Fahd Mirza moved to Canada?
12. List three positive outcomes Mirza has experienced as a result of
immigrating to Canada?
13. Fahd Mirza feels a responsibility to give back to Canada. How has he
done this? How did his actions reflect active citizenship?
14. List the objective of the Immigration Refugee Protection Act.
15. In 1956, how many Hungarian immigrants did Canada accept? What
was the reason for this?
16. Using p.g. 179; what are some other events and issues in the world
that have resulted in more people applying as immigrants in Canada?
17. Rank the order of languages immigrants speak from largest to smallest
along with the country or area each language commonly comes from.
18. Languages qualifications apply to some immigrants and not to others.
19. Why do they not apply to certain people? Is this fair?
20. Which of Satnam Singh’s rights was violated when his case was rejected
21. Why did establish an Immigration and Refugee Board?
22. What must the Canadian government do while people seeking refugee
status wait for their hearing?
23. All Canadians have basic rights that they are entitled to whether they
are citizens or not. What are the only rights that do not apply to non-