Across Cultures

Points of View

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


William Kymlicka

Will Kymlicka

Will Kymlicka is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen's University and the author of several books on multiculturalism, including Liberalism, Community, and Culture (1989), Multicultural Citizenship (1995), Finding Our Way: Rethinking Ethnocultural Relations in Canada (1998), Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, Citizenship (2001) and Multicultural Odysseys (2007).

The Traditions of Immigration in Canada

Will Kymlicka, professor of political philosophy, says that questions of immigrant integration and accommodation are as old as Canada itself.

1991, director: Michel Moreau

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Fearful that Quebec's language and culture are endangered, Marie-France Miron criticizes Italian immigrants for not speaking French in public and for making too grand a display of the Italian flag. The teenager is filmed in the context of a multi-ethnic school activity that explores conflicts between old-stock Québécois students and students of Italian origin.

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