Changing Populations Immigration in Canada

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Changing Populations Immigration in Canada by Mind Map: Changing Populations Immigration in Canada

1. Works Cited: Alberta's Oil Sands Community. (n.d.). Retrieved January 7, 2015, from http://oilsands.alberta.ca/community.html ARCHIVED – Immigration overview: Permanent and temporary residents. (n.d.). Retrieved January 8, 2015, from http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/statistics/facts2010/permanent/10.asp Ethnic diversity and immigration. (n.d.). Retrieved January 8, 2015, from http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-402-x/2012000/chap/imm/imm-eng.htm?fpv=30000 Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity in Canada. (n.d.). Retrieved January 8, 2015, from http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/as-sa/99-010-x/99-010-x2011001-eng.cfm Recent Immigrants in Metropolitan Areas: Canada—A Comparative Profile Based on the 2001 Census. (n.d.). Retrieved January 8, 2015, from http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/research/census2001/canada/partb.asp

2. Part 1

2.1. Factors that influence where immigrants settle in Canada

2.1.1. Push

2.1.1.1. They might be refugees of war

2.1.1.2. The have family in Canada

2.1.1.3. They want to expand a business

2.1.2. Pull

2.1.2.1. Cleaner drinking water

2.1.2.2. Better quality air

2.1.2.3. Bigger cities mean more people, meaning more services are needed which creates more jobs. Therefore, a pull factor to bigger cities

2.1.2.4. Safety

2.2. Opportunities and challenges presented by immigration and cultural diversity

2.2.1. Different views on topics such as religion for example, can lead to argument and disagreements

2.2.2. Canadian culture might be diluted

3. Part 3

3.1. Why have immigrants settled in Wood Buffalo, Alberta

3.1.1. The oil sands have created job opportunities

3.1.2. The Wood Buffalo region's population is relatively young as 57% of the residents there are 34 years of age or younger. This also means not a lot of senior homes will be open (Alberta Oil Sands Community, URL)

3.1.3. Most of Wood Buffalo's population makes an average household income of $191,507, which is higher than any other Canadian city (Alberta Oil Sands Community, URL)

3.1.4. Out of 6 communites in Canada, the World Health Organization has named Wood Buffalo one of them (Alberta Oil Sands Community, URL)

3.1.5. There are plenty of schools that also include programs that include Christian and/or Islamic religions

3.1.6. The air quality in Wood Buffalo is tested to be good 99% of the time, which is better than any other Canadian city (Alberta Oil Sands Community, URL)

3.1.7. The drinking water quality is good

3.1.8. Most of Wood Buffalo's population makes an average household income of $191,507, which is higher than any other Canadian city (Alberta Oil Sands Community, URL)

3.2. What strategies must be made to address the needs of these immigrant groups?

3.2.1. Religious programs and buildings, etc

3.2.2. Language training

3.3. Costs and benefits of population growth in Wood Buffalo, Alberta

3.3.1. Cost: To pay for services for needs of immigrants

3.3.2. Benefits: Larger work force

3.3.3. Benefits: More cultural diversity