Chinese Peoples rights in Canada

By mikagee
  • Chinese immigration Act

    Chinese immigration Act
    The Chinese immigration Act regulates and restricts the Chinese immigration into Canada. The act puts a head tax on every immigrant, a charge that every Chinese person has to pay to enter to Canada.
  • Denying minorities to vote

    Denying minorities to vote
    The dominion elections act set the rules for who can vote in federal elections. It makes any visible minorities such as aboriginal peoples, chinese , and woman not allowed to vote in federal elections or have any democratic rights.
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    Chinese rights and history in Canada

  • Raising the head tax on immigrants

    Raising the head tax on immigrants
    The first Chinese immigration act didnt stop the tide of chinese immigrants moving to Canada. The federal government decided to raise the price of immigrants moving to Canada. It raised from $100 to $500 to try stop immigrants moving to Canada.
  • Municiple Elections Act

    More restrictions on Asian immigrants are applied. The Municipal Elections act makes it clear that no Asian can vote in Municipal elections. Now making Asians have no right to vote anywhere in Canada.
  • Protecting white woman from Chinese masters

    Quong Wing, a Chinese man, is losing his fight against the law that bans chinese men from employing white females. The government is concerned about the corrupting influence Asian men might have on white woman. The supreme court of Canada squashed Quong's challenge. Ontario now amends the Factory, Shop and building act prohibits Asians from employing white females.
  • Discrimination illegal in Insurance indusrty

    The ontario insurance act is amended to make it a offence to assess someone as high risk on the basis of race or religion.
  • The Racial discrimination Act

    The Racial discrimination Act
    The Racial discrimination Act prohibits the publication or display, on land, premises, by newspaper or radio of any sign, symbol, notice, emblem or other representation indicating racial discrimination.
  • The B.C. Provincial Elections Act

    The laws Of British Columbia have traditionally banned Chinese, Indian, and Aboriginal descent from voting in Provincial and federal elections. This Act allows every eligible Canadian except Japanese or Aboriginals. Doukhobors, Hutterites, and Mennonites lose their right to vote unless they had served in the armed forces.
  • The universal Declaration of human rights

    The universal Declaration of human rights
    In 1948 representatives from all over the world passed the unviersal decloration of human rights. The Universal decloration affirms that everyone is entitled fundamental rights without regard to distinction of any kind, such as color, race, sex, language religion, political or other s opinion, national or social origin, property, or other status.
  • Promoting Fair employment

    Promoting Fair employment
    THe fair employment practices act targets discrimination in hiring practices and the work place by establishing fines and as well as a process of complaints
  • The Canadian Charter of rights

    "1. It is hereby recognized and declared that in Canada there have existed and shall continue to exist without discrimination by reason of race, national origin, colour, religion or sex, the following human rights and fundamental freedoms, namely: the right of the individual to life, liberty, security of the person and enjoyment of property, and the right not to be deprived thereof except by due process of law;
    the right of the individual to equality before the law and the protection of the law
  • Birth of the human right code

    he Ontario Human Rights Code: prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, colour, nationality, ancestry or place of origin - but not sex
    is the first human rights act to provide a full time staff to administer it
    creates an independent Human Rights Commission to ensure that the Code is complied with
  • The Canadian Charter of rights and freedoms

    The Canadian Charter of rights and freedoms
    The most significant human right milestone in all of the 20th century was the passing of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. THis act ensured that all Canadians have human rights and freedoms. The charter sought to protect individual rights by preventing laws that unfairly discriminate or that take away human rights. It acknowledged that everyone regardless of colour, religion, race, or belief possesses certain fundamental rights that no government can remove without cause.