Across Cultures

List of written resources for the classroom


See also the bibliographies included with the other sections on this site. If you are interested in references in French, please consult the French version of this Web site.

Boyd, Monica and Michael Vickers. “100 Years of Immigration in Canada.” Canadian Social Trends (Autumn 2000) : 2-12 (accessed June 26, 2007).

Canadian Council for Refugees. Facing Facts - Myths and Misconceptions about Refugees and Immigrants in Canada. Montreal: The Council, n.d. (accessed June 18, 2007).

Chui, Tina, Kelly Tran and John Flanders. “Chinese Canadians: Enriching the Cultural Mosaic.” Canadian Social Trends no 76 (Spring 2005): 24-32 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Dench, Janet. "A Hundred Years Of Immigration To Canada, 1900-1999: A Chronology Focusing On Refugees And Discrimination." Ottawa: Canadian Council for Refugees, n.d. (accessed June 19, 2007).

Dolin, Benjamin R. and Margaret Young. Canada's Immigration Program [Background Paper]. Rev. ed. Ottawa: Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament, 2004 (accessed June 17, 2007).

Fleras, Augie and Jean Leonard Elliott. Unequal Relations: An Introduction to Race, Ethnic, and Aborginal Dynamics in Canada. 5th ed. Toronto : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.

Hamm, Brian and Kelly Tran. “Visible Minorities in the Labour Force: 20 Years of Change.” Canadian Social Trends 73 (Summer 2004): 7-11 (accessed June 12, 2007).

Hughes, Susan. Coming to Canada: Building a Life in a New Land. Toronto: Maple Tree Press, 2005.

Knowles, Valerie. Forging our Legacy: Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, 1900-1977. Ottawa: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 2000.

Milan, Anne and Kelly Tran. “Blacks in Canada: A Long History.” Canadian Social Trends, no 72 (Spring 2004): 2-7 (accessed June 13, 2007).

Picot, Garnett, Feng Hou and Simon Coulombe. Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2007 (accessed June 12, 2007).

Shellenberg, Grant and Hélène Maheux. “Immigrants’ Perspectives on their First Four Years in Canada: Highlights from Three Waves of the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada.” Canadian Social Trends, special ed. (April 2007): 2-34 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Statistics Canada. Canada's Ethnocultural Portrait: The Changing Mosaic (2001 Census: Analysis Series). Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2003 (accessed June 12, 2007).
Note: visit for 2006 Census reports.

Statistics Canada. Ethnic Diversity Survey: Portrait of a Multicultural Society. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2003 (accessed June 27, 2007).

Statistics Canada. Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada: A Portrait of Early Settlement Experiences. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2005 (accessed July 4, 2007).

Statistics Canada. Demography Division. Population Projections of Visible Minority Groups, Canada, Provinces and Regions : 2001-2017. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2005 (accessed June 13, 2007).

Thomas, Derrick. “I Am Canadian.” Canadian Social Trends no 76 (Spring 2005): 2-7 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Tran, Kelly, Jennifer Kaddatz and Paul Allard. “South Asians in Canada: Unity through Diversity.” Canadian Social Trends no 78 (Fall 2005): 20-25 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Wallace, Theresa. The Role of Transportation in Canadian Immigration 1900-2000. Ottawa: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 2000.



Abboud, Rida, et al. The Kit : A Manual By Youth to Combat Racism through Education. Ottawa : United Nations Association in Canada, 2002 (accessed June 28, 2007)

Association for Canadian Studies. Teaching History in a Time of Change [theme issue]. Canadian Issues / Thèmes canadiens (Fall 2006) (accessed July 4, 2007).

Dei, George J. Sefa, et al. Inclusive Schooling: A Teacher's Companion to "Removing the Margins". Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2002.

Dei, George J. Sefa, et al. Removing the Margins: The Challenges and Possibilities of Inclusive Schooling. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2001.

Ghosh, Ratna and Ali A. Abdi. Education and the Politics of Difference: Canadian Perspectives. Toronto: Canadian Scholar's Press, 2004 [available online via NetLibrary].

Peck, Carla and Alan Sears. “Uncharted Territory: Mapping Students’ Conceptions of Ethnic Diversity.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 37, no 1 (2005): 101-120 (accessed June 11, 2007).

Satzewich, Vic, ed. Racism and Social Inequality in Canada: Concepts, Controversies and Strategies of Resistance. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing, 1998.

Taylor, Alison and Harvey Krahn. “Aiming High: Educational Aspirations of Visible Minority Immigrant Youth." Canadian Social Trends no 79 (Winter 2005): 8-12 (accessed June 6, 2007).

Zine, Jasmine. “Inclusive Schooling in a Plural Society: Removing the Margins.” The ATA Magazine 85, no 4 (n.d.) (accessed June 27, 2007)