How does discrimination & prejudice in modern Canadian society compare with other periods in Canadian history or with other societies? (Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms; gender equity; language rights; LGBTQ rights; same-sex marriage...)

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Based on your research on your topic, what do you think it shows about how immigration & multiculturalism shape Canadian society & identity.



Based on your research on your topic, what do you think it shows about how complex global problems (like the current Syrian refugee crisis) require international cooperation to make difficult choices for the future? What does it show about Canada's role?
FACTS:

-The government rejects certain occupations, requires certain language skills, and makes immigration officers available in only certain parts of the world.

- there was something called a head tax where Chinese had to pay big money to immigrate to Canada. some people could pay the fee, soon the government completely banned Chinese people to immigrant to Canada!
-there was a rail road that went throughout Canada and a big portion of them where Chinese, still the government didn't allow them inside Canada!
-there was a boat that carried 300 or so people and only 52 people where allowed in Canada!
-the groups that were banned in Canada are:China, Japan, India, and Africa
-so yeahhhh NOT DONE