The Ugly Face of Globalization in Canada

Undermines the assumption that free market trade, or globalization, does inevitably benefit everyone in Canada.

Globalization’s social, political and economic repercussions are often presented in a positive light. Even though Canadians are being told that globalization allows them to pay less for their Nike’s and offers them an economy that operates at full employment (McBride, Shields 28), there are significant negative effects resulting from this process which are, for the most part, swept under the proverbial rug. This economic venture has serious socio-political repercussions in Canada and abroad that require further analysis.