Canadian Multiculturalism

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Approximately 300,000 immigrants have given up their loved ones, their careers, and their comfort to come to a great nation that offered them much more. In fact, about 5.8 million of the citizens in Canada were born in a different country, whether it be China, Russia or Pakistan. As of date, Canada is ranked has one of the most multicultural nations in the world. Proudly, Canada was the first country to establish the Canadian Multiculturalism Act in 1971, which calls for the preservation and enhancement of multiculturalism in Canada. By establishing this Act, Canada asserted the value and dignity of all Canadian citizens, regardless of their race, language or religion. Canada had made a big impact in history by implementing this Act. It

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