LAW VS POLICY
In government laws and policies are made.
Laws are conditions that must be followed
while policies are the objective of the law.
Example: The # treaties law said the
government would provide education. The
policy was to do so using residential schools.
WHAT CRITERIA DOES CANADA USE WHEN ACCEPTING
Canada accepts immigrants for four different reasons:
55% Economic immigrants: skilled workers and
28% Family class: relatives of people living in
13% refugees: people in trouble
4% people accepted for humanitarian reasons.
For the economic immigrants you must pass a test
using our point system.
IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA
WHAT IS THE POINT SYSTEM FOR ACCEPTING
IMMIGRANTS INTO CANADA?
There is a self assessment test you must do before
immigrating to Canada for work. To qualify you must get
What education do you have? 25
How well do you speak French and English? 24
What work experience do you have? 21
How old are you? 10
Have you already been offered a job? 10
What factors in your back ground will help you 10
points adapt to life in Canada?
EARLY HISTORY OF CANADIAN IMMIGRATION
In the 1800s the Canadian government
recruited immigrants using posters. The
wanted to fulfil objectives of the national
policy which was to promote Canadian
industry, complete the national railway and
settle the west. This policy was made by
John A McDonalds and the conservation
government in 1873. They mainly targeted
USA, Britain and many parts of Europe
excluding French speaking countries such as
France Belgium or Switzerland.