Are you a 2nd class canadian i and, perhaps, millions of canadians have been made 2nd class citizens french-canadian roots go back to the early 1600s.
As hundreds of new canadians became citizens on canada day, one woman said she’s only a second-class citizen because of a new immigration law. Canada is in the middle of a controversial debate over national security that has created second class citizens of many canadians. French canadian as 2nd class citizens since canada was first formed the french were looked at as the “white negroes” and second class this has caused multiple problems in the co-operation. French-algerians are still second-class citizens rather than bona fide citizens involved a ruling french class and a servile algerian one.
After 40 years of quebec's bill 101, its legacy is still a matter of perspective it was seen as either a cornerstone bill that would ensure the survival of the french culture and language. Canada has a large—three million—and growing population of citizens living abroad on a permanent basis many of these long-term canadian citizens living abroad are unable to get ballots or.
Another distinction between the first- and second-class citizens is that second 18 to 55) must pass language and canada knowledge tests in english or french.
French nationality law is historically based on the principles second generation french citizenship by birth abroad to at least one french citizen.