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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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Karen Mock gets Order of Canada – Read her thoughts…

By Dr. Karen Mock

On December 29. 2017, the Governor General announced the newest recipients of the Order of Canada. We are delighted that in that list is Dr. Karen Mock, a founding board member of the Pearson Centre, who has many years of action and achievement in matt …

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Rebel Media alive & well at Heritage Committee – Cardozo

By Andrew Cardozo

Comment Monday, September 25, 2017 | the hill times Rebel Media alive and well in House Heritage Committee studying M-103 Conservative MPs continued to push back zeroing in on their concern with naming Islamophobia, a canard if there ever was one. by A …

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Racism: What’s happening? Where to from here?(Mar21)

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ROUNDTABLE ON RACISM WHAT IS GOING ON? WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? REPORT: Roundtable on Racism What is going on? Where do we go from here? Tuesday, March 21, 8:00 am to 11:00 am Canadian Museum of History (Douglas Cardinal Room), Gatineau This Roundtabl …

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Attorney General Yasir Naqvi (Ontario) Sept 23/27; Ott/Tor

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You are invited to a Luncheon with Hon. YASIR NAQVI, MPP Attorney General of Ontario Describing his priorities as the new Attorney General OTTAWA: Friday, September 23, 2016; 12 noon to 1:30 pm Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street (Pearson Room) TORONTO: …

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Irwin Cotler: Pursuing Justice

By Andrew Cardozo & Dr. Maria Wallis

1. More pictures: https://www.facebook.com/thepearsoncentre/ See April 1 post. 2. Article from Hill Times 3. Event Report by Dr. Maria Wallis ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ …

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Scrapping Welfare, Hugh Segal

By Hugh Segal

The case for guaranteeing all Canadians an income above the poverty line.   This article was originally published by the Literary Review of Canada in 2012. It is a classic presentation of the rationale for a guaranteed basic income and we decided …

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Refundable tax credits, path to a basic income

By Robin Boadway

Posted by Terrance Hunsley with permission of the author and Basic Income Canada Network The pursuit of a basic income guarantee (BIG) is gathering momentum, but much of the emphasis has been on setting up pilot projects. This is fair enough given that …

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10 Human Rights Priorities, Irwin Cotler

By Hon. Irwin Cotler

Thus far, election discourse has been dominated by exchanges on the economy and related issues such as jobs, growth, taxes, and the like, and where the term “middle class” has become metaphor and message of that discourse. Accordingly, the Munk Debates …

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