'Suspicion Of Immigrants Is A Canadian Value'

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“ Suspicion of immigrants is a Canadian value”
Is Complete Garbage In the article “Suspicion of immigrants is a Canadian value” by Desmond Cole, writer at The Toronto Star, Cole believes that being suspicious of immigrants is a Canadian value. I personally believe that this is not true. As Canadians, we are taught to abide the laws, that being said, some of our laws address racism. And here’s why. Being part of Canada, we are part of a multicultural country, Canada is one of the most diverse countries. When we travel as Canadians, everyone sees Canada as the country of freedom and safety of the people. That being said allowing suspicion on people because of their ethnicity is wrong. The problem with racism is that a group of people
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As Canadians having people like Pierre Elliot Trudeau, gives us a basis of what true Canadianism is. Pierre Elliot Trudeau believed that all people are equal and when he was in power during his time he raised the immigration for Canada which allowed and protected a lot more immigrants from different which included more then the nations including the more Caucasian ethnicity like the people from Irish decent or the people of Sweden. A good amount of middle eastern, Asian and even African People came to Canada in this time because they believed and were told that Canada is an open arms opportunity which will accept the good will of people to build the country to be better then ever. Having racism of other ethnicity’s takes away from what is held into our ground of Canadian roots. Our country was built on the back of hard working immigrants. Being from two families of immigrants, my fathers side which helped build the rogers centre and the CN tower this does affect me, I know the stories of the transition my grandparents went through, Canada to them was an opportunity. They left their home in Portugal to come to Canada to start and create a better opportunity for my aunt and father also for themselves. They love Canada because they believe in freedom. If my grandparents tried moving to Canada today in our society they would have been mistreated because of certain Canadians believing that …show more content…
They are leaving everything they have just to stay alive, if he were put into the same position he would understand how they felt and most likely not believe it because he can’t be affected at discrimination being a Canadian for most of his life known. Desmond is also xenophobic by only addressing the people of Muslim decent not even addressing the counties these people are coming from no just their religions. In conclusion, I believe that Desmond is just a racist and is trying to use the recent events in the recent years to give reason to his bigotry.
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