Canada's Immigration From 1852-1990



In 1852 many of Canada's immigrants were from Europe countries but many of these
were being lost to the United states. This meant that the province of Canada was
mostly French Canadians, this began the immigration promotion program in 1850s.
In the 1840s the main problem was lack of control over the immigrants now the
problem was getting immigrant particularly British ones to start small farms.

Over the next 30 years John A. MacDonald did little to attract new immigrants to
Canada.

In about 1879 a new immigration law was passed that was designed to keep out
paupers and destitutes. This would be the start to "weed out" the people that
would live in Canada, and eventually become the laws ...

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Not very attractive to immigrants to
Canada.

Around the beginning of the 1900s the economy was boosted by the increasing need
for Canadian food products. Europe had a large population explosion and tax
increase caused more and more to move to Canada. With the construction of the
CPR it was much easier to go west and settle the land which was cheap or free.
The Canadian government was promoting it's self every where with it's fur and
grains to encourage new comers and settlers that moved to the U.S. back to
Canada.

With the out break of World War I tension was high. This was the lowest amount
of people in years (although the amount of Americans was increasing with year of
the war). Once desired immigrants were now "enemy aliens". Also people from
Germany, Hungry, Poland, Romania, and many others become the objects of
hostility.

After the war there was a huge boom in immigrants because of Canada's growing
economy. But after all booms there is always the come down by 1930 Canada ...

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