Canadian Multiculturalism Day

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Honors the many cultural communities that help build a strong and vibrant Canadian society. This day is an opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity that enriches us collectively and reaffirm our commitment to equity, inclusion, and mutual respect.¬†Canadians come from a vast range of nations, races, religions and heritage. This multicultural diversity comes from centuries of immigration. Our diverse population is now one of the distinctive features of Canadian society. The Canadian Multicultural Act became law in 1988. Canada is the first country in the world to adopt a multiculturism policy, which acknowledges that all cultures bring intrinsic value; and solidified that Canada is committed to promoting a diverse and multicultural society.¬†Learn more…