- Question 4
- The second wave of
Haitian immigrants enjoyed a similar welcome, based on the reputation
of the small Haitian community already established.
The second wave of Haitian immigrants were not received with the same
welcome as their predecessors. They were mostly working class and
were perceived as a threat to the jobs of Québeckers. As a
result, tensions and divisions grew within Montréal society.
The presence of the Haitian community sparked hatred and racism as
they tried to integrate.