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Lecture 9

Lecture 9 Poli Sci

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University of Guelph
Political Science
POLS 1400
Nanita Mohan

Wednesday November 202013 Immigration Multiculturalism and Gender Diversity and Politics Multiculturalism in CanadaCanada multiculturalism is fundamental to our belief that all citizens are equal Multiculturalism ensures that all citizens can keep their identities can take pride in their ancestry and have a sense of belonging the Canadian experience has shown that multiculturalism encourages racial and ethnic harmony and crosscultural understanding and discourages ghettoization hatred discrimination and violence Heritage Canada Ethnic enclavesdistinct diverse neighbourhoodsSince the 80s there have been more affluent distinct neighbourhoodsdevelop or make money in an area where they can make money or progressMulticulturalism in CanadaPolitics of Multiculturalism Royal Proclamation of 1763 o First form of multiculturalismo Accepted Native Americano Told they dont like being categorized as immigrants Constitution Act 1867The Citizenship Branch 60s 70so To promote multiculturalismo Funded my federal governmento Did really worko Showed those of other ethnicities in commercials and on posters and such to create awareness Royal Commission of Bilingualism and Biculturalism 1960so Not official with the bilingual part but the stats were converted into polices regarding multiculturalism The Vertical Mosaic 1965 1 Fragmented a political structure2Lack of upward mobility into higher education and occupation3 No clear articulated system of valuesFirst Official Multiculturalism 1971o The first country to have legislation law and acts to protect multiculturalism in any public settingMinister of Multiculturalism 1972Canadian Consultative Council of Multiculturalism Constitution Act 1982Canadian Multiculturalism Act 1988 o Is the basis of the multiculturalism acts in Canada
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