Assignment9B - ChristineFung SocialStudies11 B...

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Christine Fung Social Studies 11 B. By the early 1900’s, Canada had already been labelled as a multicultural country; one  that was filled with various cultures and backgrounds. However, discrimination still existed since  Canada was mostly populated with people of western European culture. As a result, those who  had a different colour, race, custom or background were considered as different from the rest of  the Canadians and were often viewed as inferior. Fear towards these immigrants spread as many Canadians believed that the foreigners  were taking employment away. Many of the native-born were hesitant towards the thought of  different languages being beneficial towards the country and French Canadians feared losing  their French-English social and political balance to non-French speakers. As a result, an outcry towards the government to limit immigration quickly spread and 
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