What country is Canada apologizing for for the head tax they once charged the immigrants?
The head tax as imposed on Chinese immigrants in the late 1800's and early 1900's. It was an effort to stop Asian immigrants from coming into the country with their families. The apology is not to China or other Asian country but to immigrants who were charged the head tax and their descendants.
Canada has one of the most resources in the world including oil, lumber etc. Over the years Canada has faced small labour declines and because of this Canada searches for immigrants to take the places of these jobs that are running low. If there were no immigrants Canada would have possibly a depression.
In general meaning, this means people who move to Canada, i.e. people who previously live outside Canada then move to Canada and live there. In legal meaning, this means people who does not born citizen of Canada, but later live in Canada, either legally (legal immigrants) or not (illegal immigrants). Legally, people who does not born citizen of Canada will be able to live permanently in Canada by applying for, approved for, and then granted…
In Canada there are four categories of immigrants: family class (closely related persons of Canadian residents living in Canada), economic immigrants (skilled workers and business people), other (people accepted as immigrants for humanitarian or compassionate reasons) and refugees (people who are escaping persecution, torture or cruel and unusual punishment)
The immigrants come to Canada and become citizens because Canada is a very safe place and lots of security another reason why immigrants come to Canada is that they want to get a good job or come here to stay with someone that is close to them. Also the immigrants come because they want to solve some problems like financial problems and to get married and live their life so this might be a reason.
Each year about 250,000 immigrants come to Canada. The number coming in fluctuates depending on a number of factors. Assimilation and employment play a significant role in how well immigration contributes to a country. Subsequently, with regards to immigration Canada, it's important to note that a disproportionately high number of immigrants eventually leave Canada permanently. Statistics Canada reports in 2003 and 2006 respectively indicated that of the 250,000 immigrants allowed in Canada annually, about 40%…