The colony was large and rich in resources, but its population was small, perhaps only 11, Europeans and about 26, native people. With a British naval base in Esquimalt and a series of gold rushes in the interior, the fur trade economy had given way to coal mining, lumbering, fishing and a rising merchant class. But a large public debt, economic depression following the end of the gold rush, and political unrest pushed the colony to consider making a change. Just as in other pre-Confederation colonies, union with Canada had its opponents in B.
Some might call it a clash of civilizations. The real battle everywhere is between extremists of all kinds and more levelheaded people. Canada is no longer a united country. An unbridgeable gap has grown between what we can broadly label conservatives and liberals.
In the United States, reactionaries like Pat Buchanan for years insisted that the country was engaged in a ferocious internal culture war, and today no one doubts it. The Tea Party, the Koch brothers, the National Rifle Association, anti-choice absolutists and many others consider themselves to be at war, however metaphoric, with all who disagree with them.
Canadians have long believed we were immune from such destructive divisions. By and large, from John A. Story continues below advertisement Of course there have been exceptions aplenty to this enlightened form of democracy — the FLQ, Trudeau-loathing Albertans, as well as haters of Muslims, blacks, immigrants, Catholics, Jews and other bigots who have sullied our history, to name only some.
Legislation Concerning Canada's First Peoples. Government legislation on Indians was all aimed at assimilation. In the nineteenth century, the goal of government was to make Canada. Location and Geography. Canada is located in the northern portion of the continent of North America, extending, in general, from the 49th parallel northward to the islands of the Arctic Ocean. Our vision is to create a conflict– resolving community in a culture of peace and social justice.
How do Stephen Harper and his Conservatives fit into this profound schism over our basic values? Many Canadians believe the Harper government has shattered the historic mould. Harperland is a place many Canadians do not recognize as theirs.
Harper seems not to share many traditional Canadian cultural values and a good number of Canadians feel estranged from his government. Still, not everyone agrees that the Harperites have gone so far as to radically break with the Canadians consensus.
So let me offer two other examples that seem to me more definitive: Each has his passionate supporters and equally passionate detractors, and each stands for something much larger than himself.
And never, it seems clear, will the twain meet. Should we be sympathetic that he was brainwashed from childhood by a fanatical father? Should we care than he was a child soldier? Should any soldier be tried for killing another soldier in combat?
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The term culture war or culture conflict has different meanings depending on the time and place where it is used, as it relates to conflicts relevant to a specific area and era. Originally, it refers to the conflict between traditionalist, classical liberal, or conservative values and social democratic, progressive or social liberal values in the Western world, as well as other countries.
The culture of Canada embodies the artistic, culinary, literary, humour, musical, political and social elements that are representative of Canada and Canadians.
Throughout Canada's history, its culture has been influenced by European culture and traditions, especially British and French, and by its own indigenous cultures.
Over time, elements of the cultures of Canada's immigrant populations.