Cultures Of Canada

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Cultures Of Canada

  1. 1. Cultures of Canada: Immigration
  2. 2. The Jewish Nation <ul><li>To understand the Jewish you must first learn about which type of immgration best defines them. </li></ul><ul><li>I think the Jews fit the description of refugee because they flew for safety from their home country. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Origins <ul><li>The Jewish Nation originates from the Ancient Middle East (Israel) but for centuries they have spread out all across Europe. (Ex.Poland, Germany, and Russia etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Setttlement in Canada <ul><li>When the Jewish came to Canada, they settled in Winnipeg, and the prairies and farming communities of rural Manitoba </li></ul>
  5. 5. *DANGER* <ul><li>The Jewish were forced to flee from their homelands, due to danger, violence and hate. Pogroms would savagely attack Jews, they would burn down Jewish houses, beat, and even kill. Pogroms were the reason for the major immigration of Jews to Canada. </li></ul>
  6. 6. *REFUGE* <ul><li>The main factor that pulled Jewish people to Canada was because they were away from harm and they were now safe. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Federal Immigrant Policy <ul><li>The very first major arrival of Jews to Canada was in 1880, at the time the immigration policy was almost non existent, there was no discrimination or exclusion. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conditions Upon Arrival <ul><li>The Jewish community has been faced with discrimination, in the 1930s (during Hitler’s political reign) some were even declined admission into Canada </li></ul>
  9. 9. Henry Nathan Jr. <ul><li>Henry Nathan Jr. was the first Jewish Canadian Member of Parliament. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Right Honourable Bora Laskin <ul><li>Bora Laskin was the First Jewish Canadian Supreme Court Judge, appointed in 1970 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Myron Samuel Scholes <ul><li>Myron Scholes won the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1997 for his method of determining derivatives, which has become essential in financial markets today. </li></ul>

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