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Lecture 10

GGR246H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Comefrom, Clifford Sifton, Expulsion Of The Acadians


Department
Geography
Course Code
GGR246H1
Professor
Sally Turner
Lecture
10

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Building Canada: Immigration and
the case of multiculturalism
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Road Map
(1) Defining ‘Citizenship’
(2) Pre-Confederation: Immigration as a colonial tool
(3) Imperialism and the settlement of the West
(4) Post-war crisis and the points system
(1) Defining Citizenship
- Political citizenship
- Active citizenship
- Social citizenship
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Political Citizenship: The political status of citizenship, with its
associated rights and responsibilities
Responsibilities:
-Understand and obey Canadas laws
-Express opinions freely while respecting the rights and freedoms of
others
-Help others in the community
-Care for and protect our heritage and environment
-Eliminate discrimination and injustice
-Vote in elections (municipal, provincial, and federal)
-Support Canadas ideals in building the country
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Rights:
-Legal rights
-Equality rights
-Mobility rights
-Aboriginal peoples rights
-Freedom of thought
-Freedom of speech
-Freedom of religion
-Right to peaceful assembly
-Apply for a passport
-Run in elections
-Right to vote in elections
Canadian Citizens
Permanent Residents
Refugee Claimants
Temporary Immigrants
-Work visa
- Study visa
Illegal Immigrants
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Active Citizenship: Actively participating in society; fulfilling
both your rights and responsibilities.
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Social Citizenship: Inclusion within society
-Right to share in social heritage
-Right to live life according to prevailing societal standards
-Collective access to education and social services
-A sense of belonging
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Throughout Canada’s history, which groups have been
consideredcitizens’, and which haven’t?
Who has been restricted from being an active member of
Canadian society throughout our history?