Across Cultures

How do we reach out?

About this theme

This theme concerns intercultural communication—conversations, public addresses, interaction on the street, music.


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The Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of B.C.

African Canadian Online (Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada, York University)
Information on African Canadian artists and their work, links to other Canadian resources on the web, and updates about the activities of the Centre.

Asia/Canada (Historica YouthLinks)

Asian Canadian Culture Online Project (Chinese Canadian National Council)
Stories, videos and essays from Asian Canadian Youth.

Black Communities in Canada

Black Ink (Images Interculturelles)

Canadian Arab Heritage
The contributions and accomplishments of Arab Canadians in Visual Arts, Music & Dance, Architecture, Literature and Film.

Canadian Black Heritage in the Third Millennium (Gary Pieters, OISE, University of Toronto)

Canadian Hungarian Artists' Collective

The Canadian Immigrant Magazine

Global Centre for Pluralism

The Immigration Experience (Historica Youth Links)


Intercultural Institute of Montreal

Japanese Canadians Then and Now (National Association of Japanese Canadians)

Landing : Stories from the Cultural Divide (Saskatchewan Intercultural Association and Kahani Entertainment)
Through footage, intimate interviews with young people, archival photos, ethnically inspired music scores and creative visual treatment of their environment, Landing explores our differences by showing us how much we are the same.

Literature Alive Online, Canadian Caribbean Literature

Luso Artists
Database of Portugese art and artists aiming to educate the Canadian society about the Portuguese culture and its peoples.

A Moral Obligation (CBC Archives)
Canadians from Eritrea, El Salvador and the United States discuss their participation in an upcoming federal election. Voting is called an “honour” and a “moral obligation.” Despite differing political backgrounds, all seem excited about the vote, including the Americans, Judy and Barry Boyce, who have been paying close attention to the changing landscape of political parties in Canada.

Multicultural History Society of Ontario

Passages to Canada: The Digital Archive (The Dominion Institute)
Listen to the memories and view personal objects of immigrants and refugees to Canada