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Canada's Immigration Policies

Assess the overall success of immigration policies in 19th century Canada, based on their impact on various groups.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.2.1 - Students will recognize the positive and negative aspects of immigration and migration (GC, LPP, C, I)
Specific Outcome 7.2.2 - Students will recognize the positive and negative consequences of political decisions (PADM)
Specific Outcome 7.2.3 - Students will appreciate the challenges that individuals and communities face when confronted with rapid change (I, CC, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the National Policy determine the economic and demographic aspects of Canadian expansion? (TCC, ER, PADM, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did changing demographics resulting from Clifford Sifton's immigration policies affect the collective identity of Francophones in communities across western Canada? (I, TCC, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What strategies were used by the government to encourage immigration from Europe? (GC, LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - What strategies were used by religious communities and missionaries to encourage migration and immigration to western Canada from eastern Canada and the United States? (TCC, LPP, GC)
Specific Outcome - What impact did immigration have on Aboriginal peoples and on communities in Canada? (GC, CC, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How have Canadian immigration policies contributed to increased diversity and multiculturalism within the Canadian population? (PADM, GC, C, I)
Specific Outcome 7.S.1.2 - Students will evaluate, critically, ideas, information and positions from multiple perspectives
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.1 - Students will analyze historical issues to form or support an opinion
Specific Outcome 7.S.2.6 - Students will identify patterns in organized information
Specific Outcome 7.S.5.1 - Students will assume various roles within groups, including roles of leadership where appropriate
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.2 - Students will draw conclusions based upon research and evidence
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.6 - Students will integrate and synthesize concepts to provide an informed point of view on a research question or an issue
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.13 - Students will make connections among related, organized data and assemble various pieces into a unified message
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.15 - Students will analyze and synthesize information to produce an original work
Specific Outcome 7.S.8.1 - Students will communicate information in a clear, persuasive and engaging manner, through written and oral means
Specific Outcome 7.S.9.1 - Students will analyze the impact of television, the Internet, radio and print media on particular current affairs issues
Specific Outcome 7.S.9.2 - Students will detect bias on issues presented in the media
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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