“Objectively, the chances seem nil that we could start a movement based on anything as distant to general American thought as a sex-caste system.
Therefore, most of us will probably want to work full-time on problems such as war, poverty, race…”
Collacott and James Bissett, both retired diplomats who frequently write on immigration issues, and Drouin are among the founders of a new group that will push for a radical reduction in immigration and a tougher stand on minority accommodation.
Collacott said organizers are putting the finishing touches to a website and will launch the group, tentatively called the Centre for Immigration Policy Reform, in June. (…)
Jack Jedwab, executive director of the Association for Canadian Studies, said such views will never fly in urban Canada.
“It’s very hard for me and many other Canadians and Quebecers to identify with the idea that there is ‘an us and them,’ meaning immigrant and non-immigrant,” he said.