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Thinking North America

What exactly does it mean to be a North American? Europeans have been engaged in a long-running debate about the meaning and nature of Europe. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Philip Resnick
 

 
 
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Belgium: less than the sum of its parts?

A part from chocolate and beer, one of the major products exported from Belgium over the last two decades has been its constitutional model. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Johanne Poirier
 

 

 
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Francophone immigration 
beyond the Bilingual Belt

As a journalist, Graham Fraser could be critical of Canada’s language policy, but he did find a bright spot: attracting francophone immigrants to bolster the francophone minorities outside Quebec. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Charles Castonguay
 

 
 
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Linguistic peace: a time to take stock

Statistics Canada’s release of 2006 census data on language brought forth a number of reactions, particularly in Quebec. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Linda Cardinal
 

 

 
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Scenes of hope and horror

An introduction by Bob Chodos and John Richards on the Africa Section of Issue 23. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Bob Chodos
 

 
 
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Language: how well are we doing?

An introduction by John Richards on the Language section of Issue 23 [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by John Richards
 

 

 
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When liberalism and pluralism conflict

David Goodhart the editor of the London-based magazine Prospect, recounts his week long trip to Canada. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by David Goodhart
 

 
 
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Bouchard-Taylor and nation-building

Lurking behind reasonable accommodation in the commission’s consultation document, Seeking Common Ground, are issues relating to nation-building in Quebec. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Alan Cairns
 

 

 
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The Quebec language question is back

From Saint-Léonard to the Bouchard-Taylor Commission [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Christian Rioux
 

 
 
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Religion is the elephant in the room

Official public inquiries backed by public hearings and extensive research are a practice of which Canadians, or at least their governments, seem particularly fond. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Garth Stevenson
 

 

 
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Seeking common ground

Gérard Bouchard and Charles Taylor offer an overview of the origin and practice of accommodation [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Gerard Bouchard
 

 
 
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Diversity as a resource

Multiculturalism in practice in a Mississauga school [Issue 19, 2006]
by Bob Chodos