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    Inter-organizational relationship in the Vancouver Agreement The Vancouver Agreement (VA) is a multi-government agreement for urban development in the City of Vancouver, which particularly focus on Downtown Eastside (DTES) area (Graham 2010, p.1). DTES is an area that is socially dangerous due to high rate of drug and crime cases (p.1). This area had faced many policies failure in term of urban development and had been politically neglected (p.3). The VA is used to provide better services and develop the area of DTES by collaborating three levels of government; the federal government of Canada, the provincial government of British Columbia and the municipal government of Vancouver (p.1). Moreover, through the VA, the governments build partnership…

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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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    As the main mission to provide quality municipal services and leadership in the social, environmental and economic development of the region of Greater Sudbury; emergency services and community services play a big role in bringing people of all ages, all backgrounds, closer together while also maintaining the low crime rate and peace perseverance. But all in all the primary protection service, also known as Greater/Grand Sudbury Police plays a vital role in providing multiple communities and…

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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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    The Match Killer The world was infected with a disease called Solarx. It was a disease that made every pregnant woman with a baby have a second child created by a toxic the sun was giving off. The two babies would be born as twins. There were some women who were immune to the Solarx, but the world was at a stage where they needed more immune women than not. Every nine out of ten people had a twin. The population of the Earth doubled almost everyday. The leaders of the World Chargers Center…

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