Across Cultures

How have we contributed to Canada?

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This theme presents contributions by diverse cultural communities in the fields of politics, economic development, art, music, as well as in the struggle for workers’ rights.

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How Do Immigrants Enrich Canada and Canadian Experience?

Peter Li

Dr. Peter S. Li of the University of Saskatchewan explores how immigrants have made many imprints in Canada’s social landscape and enriched a nation of many origins and cultures.


Peter S. Li, Ph.D. is Professor of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan. He has published many papers and 11 books, including The Chinese in Canada and Destination Canada. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences. He was awarded the 2002 “Outstanding Contribution Award” by the Canadian Sociology Association.