Push Pull Factors of Immigration

Define the following terms:

Push Factor:


Pull Factor:


Research and list the push / pull factors of the various groups immigrating to Canada.

Push Factors                                                   Pull Factors








Watch the following Videos on the Syrian Refugee Crisis and list the push and pull factors cited:



Look at Canada’s and the international response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the following cite:


In a multi paragraph composition:

  • summarize the Syrian Refugee Crisis and Canada’s reaction.
  • Look for examples of how Canada has treated immigrants in the past online.  Examples such as Chinese Laborers for railroad, CHinese Head Tax, Komagata Maru.
  • Has Canada’s response changed over time?