WHO WE ARE
– 1867, the Constitution Act
An Imperial statute proclaimed in UK Parliament.
The 3 British colonies – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada (Ontario and Quebec) became the first four provinces of the new Dominion of Canada.
– 1971, Multiculturalism Policy
Multiculturalism was announced as official government policy for the first time intended to preserve the cultural freedom of all individuals and provide recognition of the cultural contributions of diverse ethnic groups to Canadian society.
In 1982, multiculturalism was recognized by section 27 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms stating the following “This Charter shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the preservation and enhancement of the multicultural heritage of Canadians.”
– 1982, Constitution Act
Renamed the British North America Act the Constitution Act, 1867.
Included an entrenched bill of rights – the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Included protections for Aboriginal and treaty rights.
Defined the written texts of the “Constitution of Canada”.READ FULL STORY →
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- "A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want it.. And how many want out." Tony Blair