Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Iqmat Medicine Hat, Alberta

Fair address: Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair

Project: Immigration in Canada


This project explores the immigration practices of the Canadian government over time, highlights important changes in practices, and identifies current elected officials responsible for immigration in Canada.  Various waves of immigration over time are also investigated.

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

The most interesting aspect of immigration is the changes in laws over time. Canada's immigration policies have evolved to be more inclusive and less discriminatory.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

Immigration has been and continues to builder of the mosaic that is our country from the first wave to the current wave of immigration. Other than First Nations peoples, everyone in Canada is an immigrant. Canada's immigration policies include safeguards to protect Canadians. Immigration has created a diverse society that is inclusive, respectful of the many cultures, that believes the dignity of every person and that guarantees basic human rights for all.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

As an immigrant myself, the experiences I have had with immigration in my lifespan are very different than people historically because of the changes in immigration policies and practices.

  • Aderinola Omoboyede

    Well done!
    15/06/2016 10:59:42 PM

  • Denise Currie

    Iqmat: Wow, very impressed with your inforation on immigration history in Canada. Well done! Best of luck in the competition, and keep up the very good work. Ms Currie
    15/06/2016 4:53:06 PM

  • Rofiah Ololade Sarumi

    Well done dear. MaashAllah
    15/06/2016 11:30:40 AM

  • Adeleke Yetunde

    Amazing project Iqmat,kudos.
    15/06/2016 9:46:36 AM

  • Sholafunmi

    very nice.
    15/06/2016 8:29:10 AM

  • modupe

    Good writeup
    15/06/2016 6:52:52 AM

  • Oladapo olaoye

    Excellent presentation !
    15/06/2016 12:31:50 AM

  • Akeem Iyiola

    Good job sis! Best of luck in the competition!
    15/06/2016 12:25:23 AM

  • Akeem Iyiola

    Good joy sis! Best of luck in the competition!
    15/06/2016 12:01:57 AM

  • Janvi G (Young Citizen)

    Very well delivered! I really like how you write and draw on the the paper while having a voice over with information. Very nice that you start with different people speaking and then have pictures while telling information. Good Job!
    14/06/2016 5:14:57 PM

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Project partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.
  • Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine Canadien
  • Government of Canada
  • HBC: Hudson's Bay Company
  • ecentricarts inc.