Immigration Worksheet

D2. Communities, Conflict, and Cooperation: analyse some key experiences of and interactions between different communities in Canada, as well as interactions between Canada and the international community, from 1945 to 1982 and the changes that resulted from them
D2.1 describe some significant instances of social conflict and/or inequality in Canada during this period, and analyse them from multiple perspectives
D2.2 describe some significant examples of social and/or political cooperation in Canada during this period, including a variety of social movements, and analyse them from multiple perspectives
D2.3 analyse key aspects of life for Canadian women, with a focus on what changed during this period and what remained the same

Instructions: Answer each question in complete sentence form. Research all answers and remember to cite your source.

Question 1: Who are “displaced persons”?

Question 2: Who did Canadian’s not want and why do you think this is so?

Question 3: What sparked the increase in Hungarian refugees in the mid-1950’s?

Question 4: What were some of the factors that motivated the Canadian government to lift restrictions on the increase of Italian immigration?

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