Social and Cultural Injustices in Canada

By kyleigh
  • The Indian Act

    The Indian Act
    The Indian Act controlled the first nations peoples lives from when they were born until they passed on. In 1951, the law defined people as "an idividual, other than an indian." The Indian Act is responsible for the education of church-run residential schools.
  • Residential schools

    Residential schools
  • Aboriginal potlatches illegal

    Aboriginal potlatches illegal
  • The Chinese Head Tax

    The Chinese Head Tax
  • Wartime Elections Act excludes minorities the vote

    Wartime Elections Act excludes minorities the vote
    Excludes the Ukraine and German minorities.
  • The Chinese Immigration Act

    The Chinese Immigration Act
    The Chinese Immigration act doesn't allow Chinese to enter Canada, but they will allow Chinese children who were born into Canada or students who are returning to Canada.
  • Restricts immigration of Jewish Refugees

    Restricts immigration of Jewish Refugees
  • Black men are refused service

  • Black men refused service

  • Hindus in BC denied the right to vote

    Hindus in BC denied the right to vote
  • Japanese Internment Camps

    Japanese Internment Camps
    23,000 Japanese Canadians in B.C. don't have the right to vote, they were taken from their homes and put into camps.
  • Yukon First Nations are relocated

    Yukon First Nations are relocated
  • Adoption Scoop of First Nations/Metis Children

    Adoption Scoop of First Nations/Metis Children
    Adoption "scoop" or "60's scoop" was when first nations and Metis children got adopted. 70% of them went to non-aboriginal homes.
  • Manitoba Government abolishes bilingual instruction

    Manitoba Government abolishes bilingual instruction