Immigrants treated like criminals by Bill C-43
By J.S. Vijaya
We are a nation of immigrants. Those of us who are aware of Canadian history regarding immigration and related policies know about shameful tragic episodes, such as the Komagata Maru incident.
We have all heard the famous phrase from philosopher George Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In my view the right wing ideologies and mode of thought that made the Komagata Maru incident possible are revisiting us in these supposedly enlightened, modern times under the Harper regime.
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