Canadian Values & Identity

A wide range of issues relate to Canadian values: bilingualism, multiculturalism, gender equity, cultural policy, sports, tourism; essentially those things that define our values and identity as both a people and country.

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Progressive Leadership Gala 2018

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Please see the link below for photos and notes on the discussion from the Pearson Centre’s Progressive Leadership Gala 2018. Progressive Leadership Gala

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Pearson Progressive Leadership Awards May 14, Toronto

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Progressive Leadership Gala Report to be published shortly. An evening that honours progressive leadership in Canada and will be a chance to hear from some of Canada’s most forward-thinking leaders. Monday, May 14, 2018 5:30 Reception;  6:30 to 8:30 Di …

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How the Feminist budget also benefits men – Cardozo

By Andrew Cardozo

Opinion MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2018  |  THE HILL TIMES Andrew Cardozo New Communications A budget about women and how it benefits men So a feminist budget is about women and may appeal politically more to women and girls, but make no mistake, men and boys ben …

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Lack of consensus on racism troubling – Cardozo

By Andrew Cardozo

Opinion Lack of consensus on racism is troubling Feb. 19, 2018  The Hill Times Hopefully the government will create a new anti-racism strategy that addresses a range of issues from the criminal justice system to the work of cultural agencies and nation …

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Pearson Centre Discussion on Income Security Reform in Ontario

By Terrance Hunsley, Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre

On December 5, 2017; The Pearson Centre welcomed George Thomson to talk about the recently-tabled report of the advisory groups to the Ontario government, on income security reform. We were hosted by the Somerset West Community Health Centre in Ottawa. …

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Futures Entwined: Nation State & Welfare State – Hunsley

By Terrance Hunsley

First in a Series It was a nice little quip for amateur philosophers. In Nixon’s 1972 visit to China, Premier Zhou Enlai was asked about the French Revolution and the development of democracy, and was reported to have replied “..it is too early to say. …

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Sixties Scoop court decision reveals problems – Hunsley

By Terrance Hunsley (Senior Fellow, The Pearson Centre)

The federal government recently announced a fund to compensate indigenous people who as children were taken from their families and put up for adoption by non-indigenous families. It was in response to a class action court case filed on behalf of about …

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Women in Politics, Parliament Hill; Nov 2 (Sold out)

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Based on research led by Dr. Betsy MacGregor, research based on interviews with 100 women who have won and lost in politics at all levels, covering all aspects of Canadian diversity. Event on Parl Hill with MPs from all parties.

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Copyright Reform Issues – International Panel (Nov7)

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COPYRIGHT REFORM NEEDED TO HELP CANADIANS IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET Canadian, global voices weigh in as feds negotiate NAFTA and ahead of soon- to-begin Copyright Act review Ottawa, Nov. 7, 2017—As the federal gove …

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From Colonialism to Multiculturalism – Clarke

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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