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Have you ever heard people say that immigrants are 'lazy'
and that they take advantage of our social services?
The sign suggests a strong financial
connection to their home country.
How does this picture challenge those stereotypes?
"The immigrants of today come to Canada
to escape from war, persecution and poverty.
They come to Canada in search of freedom,
security and prosperity.
These are of course the very same reasons
that immigrants have been coming to Canada
for over 200 years.
The only difference today
is that most of them are non-white."
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Website design: TG Magazine, 1996