By Grace-Edward Galabuzi
Canada's financial Apartheid calls realization to the starting to be racialization of the distance among wealthy and bad. regardless of the dire implications for Canadian society, the rift is expanding with minimum public and coverage consciousness. The myths in regards to the financial functionality of Canada's racialized groups which are used to deflect public predicament and to masks the starting to be social problem are challenged during this correct paintings. Dr. Galabuzi issues to the position of old styles of systemic racial discrimination as crucial in knowing the chronic over-representation of racialized teams in low-paying occupations. whereas Canada embraces globalization and romanticizes cultural range, there are chronic expressions of xenophobia and racial marginalization that recommend a continuous political and cultural attachment to the concept that of a White, settled society.
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The demands of an expanding economy and the declining of interest in migration to Canada by different groups of Europeans led to a decision to remove the legal restrictions against non-European immigration in the 1960s. Even so, administrative restrictions continued to be enforced, demanding that only those with government designated “essential skills” qualify ahead of family members seeking reuniﬁcation, as was previously practiced. Refugees had often cracked this carefully constructed shield, but those ﬁssures were closed with a new stringent refugee determination system that ensured that a clear majority of applicants were denied asylum and either deported or descended into a non-status limbo.
As we noted before, for racialized groups, this intensiﬁcation of oppression ironically opens the door to a class-based yet racially conscious struggle against the articulations of global capitalism. Given the nature of economic restructuring, the normalization of non-standard forms of work is central to understanding the present-day racialization of class formation, especially in Canada’s urban areas. The racialization of class formation is an outcome of the impact of historical processes of ﬂexible accumulation identiﬁed with capitalist restructuring on a global scale on Canada’s labour market in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
The participation gap grew in 1996, with the participation rate for the non-racialized group adult population dropping to 75%, compared to 66% of the racialized adult population. While the participation rate for the total population improved to 80% in 2001, racialized participation rates lagged at 66%. 6%. In 1996, unemployment rates were also higher among speciﬁc racialized groups, including women, youths, and those without post-secondary education; this difference levelled off in 2001, except among recent immigrants.