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Freedom to Discriminate: A National State Sovereignty and Temporary Migrant Workers in Canada

  • Nandita Sharma

Abstract

When discussing the integration of immigrants the focus has been on those holding permanent residency status to the detriment of responding to the needs of other migrants who, while living, working, and paying taxes in Canada, are denied the ability to ever become members of Canadian society. This is reflected in efforts purported to ensure the integration of permanent residents into the mainstream of Canadian society. At the federal level in Canada, these have included: the Multiculturalism Act of 1972, the 1982 Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the 1986 Employment Equity Act. All of these are said to have addressed the barriers to equality faced by non-white immigrants within Canadian society.

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Labor Market Migrant Worker Immigration Statistics Immigration Policy Permanent Resident 
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