Flashcards in canadian identity Deck (8)
what are the 3 themes of Canadian identity?
what is an autonomous nation?
developing into an independent country
what is Canada's part as an "autonomous nation"?
has grown up in the shadow of Great Britain and the US; struggles under social, political, economic forces by these two nations
what is a just society?
acceptance of minority groups
what is Canada's part as a "just society"?
starting off as a "white settler nation" and developing slowly through multiculturalism towards a charter of rights and freedoms
what is national reconciliation?
maintain a federal association between provinces
what is Canada's part as "national reconciliation"?
struggling to maintain a federal association between provinces with differing histories, cultures, languages, geography, religions, economies, politics, etc