Multiculturalism policies in Canada mostly benefited the nation by social, economic and political advantages which will also shape Canada’s future. Canada’s government which was under Prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau declared that Canada would adopt to a multicultural policy in 1971. Canada is well known for its diversity today. Currently in Canada you can find many races like Indian, African, Latin, French, Filipino, etc. Although this makes Canada a really multicultural country a lot of people don’t agree that Canada’s multicultural policies have benefited Canada and shaped its future and will continue to do so. People believed that its policies would do more harm than good as it would create racism. The multicultural policies have positively affected Canada socially. Due to a lot of languages being spoken in Canada, it offers various programs at universities and colleges. The multicultural policies in Canada also have economic advantages. Aside from a lot of international students coming into canada it aslo buffs Canada’s income. Canada’s multiculturalism policies bring canada political advantages. The Canadian parliament is filled with 12% foreign people which really gives us a boost on the
politics. In my opinion Canada’s future will depend on these factors and will most likely lead the nations future to a good and positive one.
Multiculturalism policies in Canada mostly benefited the nation by Social advantages. Canada loves to make people feel that Canada is their home. Canada respects other cultures and tolerates the languages. Although one of the drawbacks of multiculturalism is racism, its positive effect is that overtime the society would become less racist. This is because after different races live together and get a good understanding of the culture the society would become less racist. Another benefit of multiculturalism is what other people learn from other cultures. Due to a lot of races alot of them have different cultures. This allows people to explore life and learn techniques to live. Without the multiculturalism Canada would not be so rich in art and cultural traditions. All of the above benefits that multiculturalism has had on Canadian society are important, yet the main positive effect that multiculturalism has had on Canada is that it has basically shaped Canada into the country that we now know it as today. Without Canada’s multicultural policy, not very many immigrants would be coming to Canada. And without immigrants, Canada’s population would be very small, and its economy weak. Immigrants that come to Canada are beneficial to Canadian society because they pay taxes, create jobs, and they add to Canada’s economy, among other things. Immigration into Canada is the main reason as to why Canada has become a successful country.
The multicultural policies in Canada also have economic advantages. Aside from a lot of international students coming into canada it aslo buffs Canada’s income. Multiculturalism helps integrate visible minorities into the labour market. Canada has experienced more participation of members of minority groups in different business sectors, such as transportation, communications, and banking. The increased participation is the result of the government’s effort of providing a number of programs to ensure equality in the workplace. The Public Service Commission came out with the information that the public service had an increase of minority employees from 1% in 1986 to 8.6% in 2006. One of the programs implemented by the federal government was the Employment Equity Act that serves to maintain equal opportunities in the workforce for women, Aboriginal people, and visible minorities. Most workers were really Immigrants. In the 2000’s more than 50% of the workers were from another race. This benefited the canadian as it not only got more people better jobs but it also gave them less work. This will bring positive effects to Canada’s future because in my opinion more jobs would become available and a lot of Canadians would get professional jobs.
Canada’s multiculturalism policies bring canada political advantages. The Canadian parliament is filled with 12% foreign people which really gives us a boost on the politics. What multiculturalism has to do with politic advantages is basically just foreign born in people joining in on the politics race and sharing their ideas to make Canada a better place. This would also give Canada positive advantages in the future as more people from different cultures will join in in the politics and will share and help make Canada a better place by taking experience from
their homeland and bringing it in to Canada. This would give Canada a lot of options and people also might start considering or thinking about how we all are brothers and sisters that can work together to make a great place.
Canada’s future is looking bright due to multiculturalism. It will continue to provide positive advantages in politics, economy and socially. Multiculturalism will continue to increase the population of Canada providing a nice work system and getting the country balanced in terms of the society. Although multiculturalism could risk Canada’s relationship with their mother nation Britain. This is because a lot of people fear that the Canadians might forget about their relationship with Britain. In conclusion, multiculturalism would give Canada a bright future and help Canada in many ways. Multiculturalism is great for Canada!