Culture Issues in Canada. (a short, subjective survey). Part I: ‘Reasonable Accommodation’. How far should society go in accommodating the beliefs and practices of others? What are the limits of tolerance and diversity?. Hérouxville, Quebec Population: 1338.
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(a short, subjective survey)
How far should society go in accommodating the beliefs and practices of others?
What are the limits of tolerance and diversity?
Early in 2007, the town of Hérouxville adopteda set of standards aimed at new immigrants,spellingoutwhat is acceptable behaviour …and what is not.
Immigrant families: 1
“So that future residents can integrate socially more easily, we have decided, unanimously, to make public certain standards already in place and very well anchored in the lives of our electors…”
The phrase of the times is…
“Enough is enough!”
these debates will only get stronger.
Our Home and ‘Native’ Land
> But there were many Nations here long before they arrived.
The lack of resolution to the just grievances of the First Nations is Canada’s No.1 human rights problem
The Six Nations is a confederacy of Native nations. Tired ofwaiting for the Courts to decide on the status of theirlandclaim, in Feb 2006,members of Six Nations took over land being developed and set up a reclamation camp.
They have been holding their groundever since.
There is much at stake.
area claimed by Six Nations
actual Six Nations reserve
But with all our experience – positive and negative – we also have much to contribute…