Immigration and important acts

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Government didn t know how to deal with multiculturalism. Digressions in electoral systems skew the results in the chart [ie first past the post makes it harder to rep with visible minorities. Canada is one of the easiest countries to get into. Side note - people living in sanctuary in canada means that they live in the church in order to escape the law. The people must stay in the church; they cannot leave. Revisions of this act was until 2002. Heavily funded by the federal government bringing in americans and europeans into the. Also prohibited certain people from coming into canada ie chinese and japanese people. A fee was charged for chinese people (head tax - 50, 100, and 500) to enter the country. Could not go back to china due to the heavy tax. Expanded the list epilepsy and mentally diseased people couldn t come into the country as well as prostitutes.

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