Across Cultures

Points of View

Read what those involved with current issues across Canada have to say about cultural diversity and multiculturalism.

Prairies

Lori Wilkinson

Lori Wilkinson

Lori Wilkinson is an Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Manitoba. Her current research focuses on the social and economic experiences of immigrants and the life course transitions of newcomer youth. Some of her most recent work appears in the Journal of International Migration and Integration and Canadian Ethnic Studies.

Point of View: Ethnocultural Groups of the Prairies

Lori Wilkinson, sociologist specializing in immigration and settlement, shares her thoughts about the ethnocultural diversity in the Canadian prairie region.


Ted Baryluk's Grocery
1982, director: Michael Mirus, John Paskievich

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Ukrainian Canadian Ted Baryluk runs a neighbourhood grocery in Winnipeg with his daughter in 1982. He talks about the range of ethnic backgrounds of his customers who are "mixed together, just like soup." He says he doesn't understand the First Nations people who come to the store. His daughter sees them as "immigrants."

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