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    Can you hear that? Listen real close……Hear it? Peace and serenity across Islanders social media. Everyone might as well be sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows and singing Kumbaya. Well, for one night at least. The Islanders eased tensions among the Barclays Center faithful and within their own locker room with last night’s 4-2 win over the sinking Vancouver Canucks in Brooklyn. To add to the good vibes was Jason Chimera and Andrew Ladd finally getting off the snide and scoring their first goals of the 2016-17 campaign, a campaign that last week looked to match the drama and unrest of the presidential one unfolding before a divided and confused nation that hopefully comes to an end today. New York now sits with a 5-6-2 record…

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    Crystal Allen, author of How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy is trying to portray teenage boy Lamar Washington as a confident self-proclaimed maddest, baddest, most spectacular bowler ever at Striker’s Bowling Paradise. Lamar’s summer is about to begin and with it comes the best bowling games, the opportunity in getting a summer job, and will finally get the girl of his dreams. Not to mention that his bowling idol Bubba Sanders is going to make an appearance at his favorite bowling…

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    policies such as the 2014 Canadian Multiculturalism Act. This act focuses on promoting “intercultural and interfaith understanding, shared values, civic pride and our commitment to a peacefully pluralistic society.” (Government of Canada) Likewise, other policies such as the Employment Equity Act, “identifies women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minority groups as individuals who should benefit from proactive employment practices” (Government of Canada). I…

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    Grand Sudbury Case Study

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    A fairly new community in Canada, established January 1 2001, the city of Greater .Grand Sudbury located in Northern Ontario is a regional municipality that includes a diverse variety of small towns and cities; Sudbury, Capreol, Nickel Centre, Onaping Falls, Rayside-Balfour, Valley East and Walden, as well as several unincorporated townships Fraleck, Parkin, Aylmer, Mackelcan, Rathbun, Scadding, Dryden, Cleland and Dill. The region’s history goes back to the late 18th century and a small railway…

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    I have recently moved to the city of Vancouver, Washington to live with my brother and his family, so I chose “Clark College” to do my practicum since it is fairly close to where I live and my preference in an urban campus setting. Clark is a small community college in comparison to other similar size cities in the Pacific North West. It has a total student body of 2179 undergraduates and it utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. I found Clark College on the internet when I Google search…

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    Anglo Saxon Assimilation

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    This sociological study will define the problem of Anglo-Saxon assimilation in the Canadian immigrant experience. Canadians from differing backgrounds define the problem of “dual identity” when attempting to assimilate into a primarily Anglo-Saxon culture. Isabel Vincent’s defines this phenomenon through the theme of a “mosaic” of Canadian culture that often divided Portuguese immigrants from Anglo-Saxon Canadian communities: “But we still had problems, and didn’t seem to belong. We never quite…

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    For this assignment, I have reached Chinatown to assess its form structure and degree of gentrification. The day and time I visited was October 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM. The main intersection of this dynamic community is located on Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue. Toronto’s best-known ethnic neighbourhood is Chinatown. There are actually seven Chinatowns in greater Toronto, but the most exciting and vibrant one is by University, Spadina, Queen and College. During the day, fresh and exotic…

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    With a lack of data and reporting, the police ignored the disappearances based on social constructions – the representing race and profession. Aboriginal sex workers were discriminated by police agencies and their reports were ignored prior to a dramatic increase of disappearances. But now we must question this: what if the missing sex workers were white? How would their disappearances be represented in the media? There is a ‘racial blindness’ in the media, as the social suffering of…

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    While reading the article written by Angela Aujla, “Others in Their Own Land”, it quickly became clear that her argument was that South Asians have been facing being “others” in Canada even if this was their home country. She shows this “other-ing” all through history up until today. Through looking at comments made by white, Anglo-Canadians, to the stereotypes South Asians have, and the questions asked, such as “where are you really from?” it is clear that South Asians have indeed been others…

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    Yaletown Research Paper

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    Vancouver and Yaletown Vancouver is one of the most livable cities in all of Canada for many reasons. One quick look at its geography, or a visit to the city, will tell you why. It offers a great climate, a friendly vibe as well as a very clean, natural setting. This natural beauty is part of the allure of Vancouver as it is situated on the Pacific Ocean and is ringed with the Coast Mountains. This setting as well as Vancouver’s geography provides residents with many outdoor activities and…

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