Multiculturalism--being Canadian. by Canada. Multiculturalism Directorate.

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Published by Department of the Secretary of State of Canada, Multiculturalism in [Ottawa] .

Written in English

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  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Civil rights -- Canada.

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Other titlesBeing Canadian., Multiculturalisme, être Canadien.
LC ClassificationsFC104 .M8
The Physical Object
Pagination28, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20183807M
ISBN 100662555503

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Multiculturalism: Being Canadian. Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario). Multiculturalism Directorate. This booklet introduces Canada's Multiculturalism Act which provides for a new government-wide commitment to the principles and policy objectives of multiculturalism.

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In response, then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau did something exceptionally audacious. On Oct. 8,he introduced capital-M Multiculturalism to the House of Commons.

Further, the Multiculturalism Act of gives all members of Canadian society the freedom to preserve and share cultural heritages, and encourages protection and enhancement of their ancestral languages.

It also asks all federal agencies to promote practices ensuring equal employment opportunities and advancement therein. Being Bolivian, Guatemalan, Canadian, or Mexican is just as much a matter of being a citizen of one of the nations of the Americas as being born and living in the United States.

Multiculturalism in Canada is a very important part of the culture of ing in the s and s, the Canadian government officially began pushing for multiculturalism in policy.

Multiculturalism--being Canadian. book of this, the federal government has sometimes been called the "instigator" (or starters) of multiculturalism being an often try to bring attention to the importance of immigration to.

Criticism of multiculturalism questions the ideal of the maintenance of distinct ethnic cultures within a ulturalism is a particular subject of debate in certain European nations that are associated with the idea of a nation state.

Critics of multiculturalism may argue against cultural integration of different ethnic and cultural groups to the existing laws and values of the country. In the government document, Multiculturalism: Being Canadian, multiculturalism is defined as “the recognition of the cultural and racial diversity of Canada and of the equality of Canadians of all origins” (as cited in Day,6).

Neil Bissoondath was born in Trinidad, and now lives in Quebec. His novels include A Casual Brutality, The Innocence of Age, and The Worlds within has also published a collection of short stories, On the Eve of Uncertain Tomorrows, and Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in is host and writer for Markings, a critically acclaimed interview series that airs on Vision s: 5.

Multicultural behavior change (learning): For the purposes of this study, multicultural behavior change is equated with cognitive (recall or recognition of knowledge) and affective (degree of acceptance) learning behavior as measured by 1) the range of scores received on the researcher-constructed CMKI - Canadian Multiculturalism Knowledge.

Multiculturalism, the view that cultures, races, and ethnicities, particularly those of minority groups, deserve acknowledgment of their differences within a dominant political culture.

It is both a response to the fact of cultural pluralism and a way of compensating cultural groups. National multicultural and multiracial pluralism is a reality of modernity. In Canada multiculturalism has been an official policy since As a settler society the concepts, values and principles entrenched in multiculturalism, citizenship and immigration reflect a history of racialization.

Uncritical views of nation building and citizenship assume that all Canadians have equal opportunity. The paper describes whether multiculturalism really exists in Canada or it is just a myth.

Canadian people believe that a culture is never based on a single race or religion; rather it is a combination of various factors that continuously change with the ongoing changes in the world. While statements by European leaders (e.g., Cameron, Merkel) on multiculturalism being “dead” get picked-up, these do not resonate in English Canada the way French debates do in Quebec.

Many in Quebec have a caricatural view of Canadian multiculturalism, driven by former PM Trudeau’s focus on individual human rights and rejection of. Multiculturalism is the very antithesis of a Canadian identity.

One cannot expect the forging of a common Canadian identity when the government promotes multiculturalism. The result of Canada’s headlong dash to create a multicultural society is a country without an identity.

The heavy infusion of pigment into the Canadian cultural landscape has forced our nation to look at ethnicity and culture in significantly different ways.

It has forced us to give it names--multiculturalism being the most benign; postmodernism, the most baffling--and to create public policies and funding streams.

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Psychometrika, 23(4), Keller, M.J. Columbus and his men initiated a long and complex colonial history of merging cultures in Latin America, which resulted in a number of diverse mestizo/mixed identities under the umbrella term of in the U.S.

many people want Latina/os to throw off their rich heritage and assimilate to Anglo-American culture, almost as a prerequisite for gaining social acceptance and U.S. citizenship. There are numerous disadvantages to a multicultural society.

A healthy society is one that works toward common goals and common ideals. Different cultures have different values, principles and outlooks on life.

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In the book Kymlicka returns to a community whose. Some "multiculturalism" may be bad, some may be good -- and much fits within longstanding American traditions that conservatives should embrace (as always, within reasonable limits).

Census showed that Asian-Americans are the fastest growing group in America, and 13% of the total population is Hispanic. Today, America has become amalgamated with mixed culture, comprising immigrants, natives, and minorities, metaphorically representing the melting of the distinctive characteristics of American society are: multiculturalism being accepted as a fair system by law.

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(Multiculturalism being Canadian, p. 19). The Act outlines some areas in which multicultural policy will take effect and expands the list of to provide a little more detail.

Inthe federal Department of Canadian Heritage launched a review of its programs, with the result of the review being a redesigned Multiculturalism Policy. If the New Labour’s winning election seems to correlate with an upsurge in both the political arena and in public favour for multiculturalism in the UK, the overall decade and a half that ensued took the very opposite path.

Being Canadian is more than simply living in Canada, drinking Tim Horton’s and playing hockey. In fact, the definition of being Canadian is a difficult concept to pinpoint considering it poses different meaning from one person to another.

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Canadian but includes the United States. With a population drawn from more than countries and speaking languages, Ontario is Canada’s most multicultural province — multiculturalism being a major factor in making people feel.

Prof. Jan Keller is a Czech Social Democrat Member of the European Parliament, sociologist, analyst, commentator and author of more than 30 books, including Sociology of the Organization and.

Textual analysis: Themes in the Canadian Multiculturalism Act Theme Affirmative Transformative Diversity * cultural and * promote reflection racial diversity of and evolving Canadian society expression of (a) cultures (h) * preservation, enhancement and sharing of cultural heritage (a) * recognize the existence of diverse commun-ities.

As the threat of ethnic conflict and disintegration becomes stronger, most Canadians, Neil Bissoondath argues in his recent book Selling Illusions (), remain suspicious of a thorough debate on the issue of multiculturalism, being "anxious about the truth it might reveal" (3).

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Since the s multiculturalist policies that recognize and accommodate ethnocultural diversity have been implemented across western democracies. However, the tide seems to have changed: a ‘backlash against multiculturalism’ has been occurring since the s.

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