The number of temporary workers in Canada is on a steady rise. In 2010, about 182,000 temporary foreign workers (TFWs) entered Canada. It’s the second-highest number of TFW entries in a single year, so some critics have argued that CIC is “throwing the door open for temporary workers.”
Cultural assimilation usually takes place when one moves to a new country and it can be a frightening experience. Often, your surroundings will seem incredibly foreign, with unfamiliar sights, sounds, smells, customs, and rules that all must be learned and assimilated.