Cultural Diversity In Canada

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When it comes to Canadian identity, diversity does not coincide with singularity. Over the years, Canada’s immigration and citizenship policies have changed drastically, welcoming more immigrants into the country day by day. When immigration first became a normalized concept in Canada, the goal was for all immigrants to conform to Canadian culture, leaving most of what they have from their homeland behind. However, after challenges to this idea arose arguing that cultural diversity could benefit Canada, opinions towards immigration began to change and immigrants were encouraged to preserve their own culture. At this time, Canada began to evolve from a “melting pot” society to a “mosaic”, proud to represent diversity. Of course, multiculturalism