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Unformatted text preview: of <1%. A Snapshot of Canada II
Almost 70% of immigrants settle in Canada’s three major cities.
Over 5 million identified themselves as visible minorities.
Almost 1.2 million were Aboriginal. Francophone-Anglophone
Francophones have historically been marginalized from participation in Canadian sports.
Trempe found that, between 19081974, francophones: – Comprised 25%30% of Canadian national athletes.
– Never exceeded 10% of Canada’s athletes at the Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics, PanAm Games and Commonwealth Games. Francophone-Anglophone
Francophones have been “stacked” in ice hockey.
They are also paid less in defensive roles.
“Stacked” in short track speed skating, freestyle skiing, diving, women’s water polo, and synchronized swimming. Francophone-Anglophone
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course SOCI 201 at University of Calgary.
- Spring '06