Canada is a country of immigrants—who help change the country and who are in turn changed by it. In this News in Review story we look at the so-called Generation One, children of immigrants who were born in Canada but are still heavily influenced by the cultures and traditions of the countries where their parents once lived. (Length: 13:55)
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Canada is a multicultural country where people of many races and backgrounds live in harmony together. Most of us are proud of our diversity, and like to think we live in a country where prejudice isn’t a problem. But how tolerant are we? In this News in Review story we’ll look at how a racist incident shocked a community. We’ll ask pollsters and ordinary Canadians whether we should be doing more to fight intolerance.
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One of Canada’s greatest prime ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, declared that “The 20th century shall be the century of Canada.” Laurier, a man of vision, compromise, and pragmatic solutions, correctly identified a century in which Canada would truly come into its own, although not without difficulty. This News in Review story examines our current notion of statehood, our legacies, and the extent to which we will claim ownership of our future.
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