Multiculturalism died, and Harper replaced it with “royalization” – The Globe and Mail

Another example of Quebec-centric thinking and almost wishfulness. While the Harper government has emphasized the British heritage and connection, it has also assiduously tended to the multicultural reality of Canada through extensive outreach and programs like Historical Recognition for a number of communities. The immigrant identity is also the multicultural identity, which was always about integrating the diverse communities and histories of Canada into a common civic identity.

Multiculturalism died, and Harper replaced it with “royalization” – The Globe and Mail.

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Andrew blogs and tweets public policy issues, particularly the relationship between the political and bureaucratic levels, citizenship and multiculturalism. His latest book, Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias, recounts his experience as a senior public servant in this area.

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