One-Half Century of Canada’s Racist and Sexist Immigration Policy Canada’s international reputation is one of a multicultural society that has always welcomed and depended upon immigrants. For black immigrants from the Caribbean, however, their collective stories are peppered with testimonials of abuse. In particular Canada’s first immigrant program for Afro-Caribbean women, the 1955 Caribbean Domestic Scheme was problematic for these women coming to Canada to further their economic and social standing since most experienced economic exploitation, for others, sexual abuse as well. Therefore, while Canada has clearly depended upon immigrant labor from the Caribbean, has it been the case that Canadian policy has been welcoming as well? This...The end:
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