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Progressives wrestle with dilemma on migration
by Douglas Todd
Friday Jun 22nd, 2018 1:08 PM
Canadians' over-riding commitment to a "multicultural identity" has served as a kind of "cultural glue, forestalling broad antagonism to immigration based on fears it will reduce support for the country's welfare policies (which, in terms of generosity, lie somewhere in between those in the US and northern Europe).
http://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-progressives-must-wrestle-with-dilemma-on-migration

Since "progressives" tend to support both strong immigration and a generous social-safety net, they are put in a bind, say Canadian scholars. It's why Canadians are often in some denial about the correlation between in-migration and support for a welfare society.

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