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Presentation on theme: "CANADA IMMIGRATION."— Presentation transcript:


2 Immigrant: A person who comes to a new country to live there permanently
Emigrant: A person who moves away from a country permanently

3 Canada Immigration Immigrants or descendants of immigrants make up 98% of Canadians As a result, Canada’s population can be described as multicultural

4 Where Do People Immigrate From?
Answer the above question in your head, and think of reasons why they you think they are immigrating to Canada from there country.

5 Where Do People Immigrate From?
This has changed immensely in the last 100 years late 1800s and early 1900s - Europe Since then we have seen large numbers of people from African countries and parts of Asia Most immigrants today come from Eastern Asia (China, India, Hong Kong) Refugees change every year, depending on politics

6 Canada Immigration Pull Factors - qualities that attract you to that country Freedom Peace Jobs Education Political Reasons Environment (climate, housing, medical care) Family ties

7 Canada Immigration Push Factors - reasons for leaving a country
Loss of job Recession Violence Oppression Poverty War Fear Natural Disasters

8 Canada Immigration Why Choose Canada?
Large landmass, abundant natural resources & small population Democratic, open society Multicultural population welcoming to newcomers Well developed infrastructure, health, educational and other systems Highly industrialized, vibrant economy with many opportunities for skilled workers & business persons

9 Canada Immigration Benefits of Immigration Increase population
Economic Gain Increase in cultural diversity Increase in standard of living in the part of immigrants A younger workforce Skilled workers

10 3 Types of Immigrants Independent Immigrants Family Class Immigrants

11 Points System To get into Canada Independent immigrants must achieve a certain amount of points. Must score a total of 67/100 For Family and Refugee’s, acceptance is based on other criteria relating to circumstance and other family already here.

12 Independent Immigrants
These are immigrants that come to Canada alone They are accepted based on a point system, and there are two sub-types. 67 points as a skilled worker will get you in. 35 points as a business immigrant as well as enough $$$ will get you in.

13 Family Class Immigrants
To allow people to reunite with their family, partners, and spouses. Every family immigrant must be sponsored by a relative in Canada. Sponsors are financially responsible for 10 years.

14 Canada Immigration Refugees
A refugee is someone who fears persecution (or even death) in his or her home country Race, Religion, Nationality, political leaning, appearance, membership to particular social group. People can apply to become a refugee while in Canada as a visitor or while living in their home country

15 Canada Immigration Refugees
The number of refugees coming to Canada ranges from to each year UN recognized Canada with a special award because of Canada’s treatment of refugees over the years

16 Canada Immigration Why does Canada accept refugees?
increase population Accepted for humanitarian reasons: - Canada has the resources to help Cultural connections

17 Canada Immigration 1.Philippines 2.India 3.China 4.Britain
Top 10 countries that immigrated to Canada (2010) 1.Philippines 2.India 3.China 4.Britain 5.United States 6.France 7.Iran 8.United Arab Emirates 9.Morocco 10.France

18 Canada Immigration The number of immigrants for each province and
Territory Ontario (115,000) ,114 Québec (26,000) 53,982 British Columbia (45,000) 44,183 Alberta (15,000) 32,642 Nova Scotia (3,800) Manitoba: 15,809 Manitoba (3,600) Saskatchewan: 7,615 Saskatchewan (1900) PEI: 2,581 Newfoundland (600) Nova Scotia: 2,408 New Brunswick (600) 2,125 PEI (200) New Foundland: 714 Yukon Territories (100) North West Territories (100) Nunavut

19 Do You Qualify? Group 1: Age: 27 Education: High School
Experience: 3 years English: High Proficiency French: No Proficiency No arrange employment No Spouse Have family in Canada

20 Do You Qualify? Group 2 Age: 52 Education: Doctoral Degree
Experience: 4 Years English: Moderate Proficiency French: Moderate Proficiency Arranged Employment Married: Spouse has university degree Have family in Canada

21 Do You Qualify Group 3 Age: 37
Education: One Year Diploma with 12 years experience Experience: 2 years recent English: Basic Proficiency French: Moderate Proficiency No arrange employment Married – spouse has PHD No family


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