Canada: Colonialism to Multiculturalism – 46 years later

By Anne C.D.Clarke

Introduction: It is inconceivable to visualise that I have been in Canada so long that I can recall various significant milestones in the history of Canada, such as our multiculturalism policy, immigration and refugee policy, the repatriation of the Co …

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Multiculturalism: indissociable et indélébile – O’Neill

By Mark O'Neill

(The English follows) Il s’est écoulé 46 ans depuis l’adoption d’une politique officielle, 35 ans depuis que celle-ci a été répercutée dans la Charte des droits et libertés et 29 ans depuis une proclamation en vertu d’une loi du Parlement. Certains se …

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Recognizing distinctiveness and accepting our differences – CRRF

By Canadian Race Relations Foundation

The demographic changes experienced by Canada since the introduction of the first Multiculturalism Policy in 1971, have been very significant. The population has increased from approximately 21 million (in 1971) to over 35 million in 2011. The growth d …

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Multiculturalism: Evolution & Challenges – Griffith

By Andrew Griffith

MULTICULTURALISM IN CANADA: EVOLUTION, EFFECIVENESS AND CHALLENGES Our history, a complex and imperfect process of accommodation — between Indigenous peoples and French and then British settlers (English, Scottish and Irish), subsequently between Frenc …

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Redefining (and Revitalizing) Multiculturalism – Mock

By Dr. Karen Mock

Redefining (and Revitalizing) Multiculturalism* Karen R. Mock, Ph.D., C.Psych. On October 8, 1971, the policy of Canadian Multiculturalism was declared in the House of Commons. Much has changed in this country since then, and we have come from the euph …

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Protecting Human Rights in Trade Agreements – Hunsley

By Terrance Hunsley

The NAFTA negotiations are likely to be a tough uphill slog, given Mr Trump’s belligerent stance. It is hard to see how Canada will make much headway on subjects such as gender rights, indigenous rights and environmental regulations. But these issues a …

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A Canadian’s Musings on Multiculturalism

By Yuk-kuen Annie Cheung, PhD, RPP

Breathes there the man, with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne’er within him burn’d, As home his footsteps he hath turn’d… Sir Walter Scott, 1805 I pen this article simply from the viewpoi …

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NAFTA needs Benefits for Everyone – Seccareccia

By Mario Seccareccia

When former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney negotiated and signed the original Canada-US Free Trade Agreement (CUSFTA) in 1989, followed by then newly-elected Prime Minister Jean Chrétien’s endorsement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) i …

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Tax Policies for a Fair & Productive Economy – Boadway

By Robin Boadway

Recent years have witnessed slow growth rates and persistently high rates of return on wealth, leading to an erosion of real incomes for most people and windfall gains for the top 10 percent. Investment has yet to recover from the 2008 financial crisis …

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Trump’s Tax Plan and Ours – Bédard


By Mathieu Bédard

Time to reconsider the Canadian tax plan? A few months ago, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to reduce the federal corporate tax rate in the United States from its current top rate of 35% down to 15%. While the president’s legislativ …

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