In addition, the British soldiers wanted to counter the speaking of French which had widely influenced a good fraction of Quebec region.Peace existence in Canada also propelled people from war prone zones to migrate.This was solemnly as a result of the emergence of world war one which claimed many lives and led to massive destruction of property.
The massive migration was greatly altered by the revision of the immigration act of 1967.
The act has since been used by the reigning government, with minor changes.
Events such as the Vietnam War led to massive movement of people to Canada.
The third peak of migration was mainly from the continent of Europe.
Refugees are usually as a result of political instability in ones country, which forces him or her to migrate to other country where there is a peaceful coexistence amongst the citizens.
A person who is a refugee in Canada is therefore required to renew his or her citizenship, after the expiry of the one given. Incase one is found without a document indicating that he/she is in Canada legally, he/she becomes prosecuted.The fourth wave of immigration was from the same continent.This event took place in 1957 and approximately 282000 individuals migrated into Canada.Statistics carried out in 2001 showed that Canada as a country accommodated a total of 34 ethnic groups.Questions hereby arise as to why many people choose to migrate to Canada. Historically, migration into Canada occurred in four major peaks.Below is a graph showing the trend of Canada’s immigration since 1850 to 2002 People tend to ask themselves why migrate to Canada?Researchers have tried to such questions and some of the reasons they come up with involves political stability, serene business environment, and good educational facilities among others.According to Barry, the fifth wave of migration is what Canada is currently undergoing, which major of the immigrants being from south Asia and china (Barry Chiswick, 56).Since 1970s, Canada’s immigration has mainly been comprised of minorities majorly from developing countries in the world.Statistics shows that the total number of immigrants in 2008 only was 247,243.From the mentioned number, 65567 were from the family class, 21860 were the refugee immigrants and the remaining lot was from the independent immigrant whose solemn purpose was to engage in economic activities within the country.