The Rights of Canadian Citizens and Non-Citizens: Differential Treatment


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The Rights of Canadian Citizens and Non-Citizens: Differential Treatment
In spite of Canada’s expressed support for international agreements guaranteeing fundamental human rights, differential treatment in Canada between citizens and non-citizens is all too common. Main problems facing non-citizens include violations of the right to family reunification, denial of the right of seasonal agriculture workers and live-in caretakers to form unions and engage in collective bargaining, and discrimination against non-citizens seeking equal access to government benefits and services.
International respect for Canada as a world leader in human rights has steadily declined in recent years because of the indifference of the government,...
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