Category Archives: Diversity

Multiculturalism or Interculturalism? A Public Event

Forty years ago, Canada led the world in implementing a multiculturalism policy. Several other countries followed. Critics say, though, that multiculturalism promotes cultural relativism, undermines civic values and even undermines common Canadian values. However how true is this? Cultural diversity … Continue reading

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Potential Premier’s Response to Civil Liberties Issues in Alberta

Potential Premiers of Alberta were given the opportunity to state their position about civil liberties in Alberta by responding to eight questions from the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association (RMCLA). All candidates for leadership of the Progressive Association of Alberta … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Marriage Commissioner’s Case may have implications for Alberta

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal released its decision on the Government of Saskatchewan’s proposed legislative amendments that would allow marriage commissioners to refuse for reasons of religious conscience to perform same sex marriages. The case is said to have implications … Continue reading

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