Demographic breakdown

As recorded earlier, refugee and immigration issues are rank lower across all demographic areas and regions according to the institute. British Columbia is the winning province in the positivity towards the immigrants. 63% of respondents reject the idea of immigrants welcomed by the Canadians to be more. 60% of Canadians are under the age of 45 and 70% university degree rejected this idea. The Canadians who are under the age of 45 believed that the immigrants improve Canada’s economy. This is a range of people with higher education levels and higher income.

The survey done by Environics Institute stated that immigration had a negative perspective. It was most evident in Alberta where 42% of the interviewed accepted that Canada welcomes many immigrants while 64% disagreed about the positivity brought by Canada’s economy. Negative views about immigrants were also expected from Canadians who did not reach high school levels.

At the level of federal politics, those who supported Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau’s of Liberal Party favorably inclined towards the immigrants. The Conservative party and the new rightwing Peoples Party, however, had a different view, it held very negative views of immigration

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