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The word 'multiculturalism' was coined in Canada to mean that people of diverse origins and communities are free to preserve and enhance their own cultural heritage while participating as equal partners in Canadian society.

About Canada: Multiculturalism in Canada
A brief but straightforward introduction to multiculturalism in Canada, from the the Centre for Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University in cooperation with Canadian Heritage Canadian Studies Programme.

Canadian Heritage: Multiculturalism
Canadian Heritage's website on multiculturalism with links to national and ethnic cultural organisations throughout Canada. Also includes links to publications, including the Evidence series of the Multiculturalism Program of the Canadian Department of Heritage.


page last modified 17-May-2006

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