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International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
Women Living Under Muslim Law
WLUML is an international solidarity network that provides information and support for those women whose lives have been shaped by the customs and/or laws of Islam. It extends to more than 70 countries and links all women who see ...

News Releases

Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day
2015-06-26
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Canadian Multiculturalism Day is a day to recognize and acknowledge Canada's rich diversity and significant contributions many ethnocultural communities have made and continue to make to the developme...
Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day
2016-06-27
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
On this Canadian Multiculturalism Day we recognize and acknowledge Canada's rich diversity and the significant contributions that ethnocultural communities have made and continue to make in shaping ou...
Celebrating Multiculturalism Day
2012-06-26
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
Multiculturalism Day needs to be recognized and celebrated.
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Quilt of Belonging at the G20 Summit
2010-06-25
Quilt of Belonging
Quilt of Belonging, one of Canadas most powerful and comprehensive art projects, is a feature exhibit at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the G20 Summit. The richly hued, 120-foot textile mosa...

Sources Select Resources

After Paris
Malik, Kenan
Article
2015
Some have seen the terrorism as the consequence of French foreign policy in Syria. Yet we should be wary of seeing these attacks as a response, however perverted, to French, or Western, foreign policy...
Against multiculturalism
Malik, Kenan
Article
2002
Multiculturalism is an authoritarian, anti-human outlook. True political progress requires not recognition but action, not respect but questioning, not the invocation of the Thought Police but the for...
All cultures are not equal
Malik, Kenan
Article
2002
A common thread binds contemporary Western radicalism and fundamentalist Islam. On the surface the two seem poles apart: fundamentalists loathe Western decadence, Western radicals fear Islamic presump...
Beyond the Veil
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
The question of the Muslim veil seems never to leave the headlines for long. The latest controversies have erupted in Britain after a defendant in a criminal trial demanded the right to wear a niqab i...
Bussy-Saint-Georges, the town with built-in religious harmony
Le Bars, Stephanie
Article
2012
The Guardian
Planners hope construction of a multi-faith district will bring together the citizens of a new town near Paris.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
A debate on ‘Who speaks for me?’ - Tanuka Loha vs. Kenan Malik
Loha, Tanuka; Malik, Kenan
Article
2006
Catalyst
Kenan Malik says: I reject representation by identity not only because the idea that one should be represented only by one’s own kind is, and always has been, at the heart of the racist agenda, but al...
The dirty d-word
Malik, Kenan
Article
Diversity has become more than simply a way of describing the expansion of our experiences. It has also become a dogma about how we should live that has become as stultifying as old-fashioned racism -...
How 'diversity' breeds division
Mirza, Munira
Article
2004
Spiked
Diversity training is supposed to help 'promote good relations' between different ethnic groups and capitalise on workforce diversity. However, there is warranted scepticism about whether such trainin...
How right wing the left sounds after its moment of racial truth
Liddle, Rod
Article
2006
Free Republic
We are not born with a gene that insists we become Muslim or Christian or Rastafarian. We are born, all of us, with a tabula rasa; we are not defined by the nationality or religion or cultural assumpt...
Identity is that which is given
Malik, Kenan
Article
2008
In this age of globalisation many people fret about Western culture taking over the world. But the greatest Western export is not Disney or McDonalds or Tom Cruise. It is the very idea of culture.
Inclusion or exclusion
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
Ulli Diemer
People who advocate a vision of distinct communities that speak different languages, keep apart from each other, and communicate with the structures of the larger society only through interpreters, ar...
Law and the wives of others
Malik, Kenan
Article
2008
How does a modern, plural democratic society deal with the desire of some minority groups to observe cultural norms at odds with the law of the land?
Malik, Kenan
Connexipedia Article
Article
Writer, lecturer and broadcaster. (Born 1962).
Migration and Morality
Malik, Kenan
Article
2013
Pandaemonium
Paul Collier's book Exodus has been welcomed as a humane and rational intervention in an often toxic debate. It seems to tell us more about the character of the contemporary immigration debate than i...
Mistaken Identity
Malik, Kenan
Article
2008
Historically, antiracists challenged both the practice of racism and the process of racialisation; that is, both the practice of discriminating against people by virtue of their race and the insistenc...
Multiculturalism fans the flames of islamic extremism
Malik, Kenan
Article
2005
Multiculturalism as lived experience enriches our lives. But multiculturalism as a political ideology has helped create a tribal Britain with no political or moral centre.
Multiculturalism or World Culture?
On a "Left"-Wing Response to Contemporary Social Breakdown
Goldner, Loren
Article
1991
Post-modernists are profoundly bored by any questions of economics and technology which cannot be connected to cultural differences. The implicit agenda of the multiculturalists is to present the valu...
The new language of diversity
Malik, Kenan
Article
2009
Channel 4 Online
Racial talk today is as likely to come out of the mouths of liberal anti-racists as of reactionary racial scientists.
One-state solution
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The Perils of Faith-Based Multiculturalism
The Case of Shari'a in Canada
Rahnema, Saeed
Article
2006
Canadian Dimension
Conservative religious leaders have become more vocal and demanding, and governments are giving in to their demands without much regard for the serious consequences for democracy and citizens’ rights.
Race from the 20th to the 21st Century: Multiculturalism or Emancipation?
San Juan, E. Jr.
Article
1999
Against the Current
WHEN I WAS first invited here for a talk three years ago, I had no idea what Pullman looked like. For me, as well as for many students of American history, Pullman was associated with Pullman, Illinoi...
The Real Value of Diversity
Malik, Kenan
Article
2002
The real failure of multiculturalism is its failure to understand what is valuable about cultural diversity. There is nothing good in itself about diversity. It is important because it allows us to co...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Shadow Boxing
Article
2009
New Humanist
Multiculturalists and clash of civilization warriors both start with the question: "Can Europe be the same with different people in it?." They give different answers. But the question itself is the pr...
Three Myths of Immigration
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
Pandaemonium
Kenan Malik sets out to explain to a Canadian audience, for whom multiculturalism has a very different meaning than it does to a European one, the contours of the European debate, as well as his disag...
What Is Wrong With Multiculturalism? [Part 1]
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
Thoughts about iimmigration, identity, diversity and multiculturalism.
What's Wrong With Multiculturalism?
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
My view is that both multiculturalists and their critics are wrong. And only by understanding why both sides are wrong will we be able to work our way through the mire in which we find ourselves.
Why make a fuss about the murder of a brown-skinned Muslim girl?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
Radical Digressions
History gives us numerous examples of social movements which come, over time, to adopt positions directly opposed to the principles on which they were founded. It appears this has happened to the 'fem...

Sources Bookshelf

Culture of Complaint
The Fraying of America
Hughes, Robert
Book
1993
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
Mass Media and Canadian Diversity
Nancoo, Stephen E.; Nancoo, Robert S.
Book
1997
A collection of Canadian focused articles which examine portrayals of minority populations in the mass media as wel as cultural production emanating from within minority linguistic and cultural groups...
Media and Minorities
Representing Diversity in a Multicultral Canada
Fleras, Augie; Kuhz, Jean Lock
Book
2001
An examination of the politics of media minority relations in a multicultural Canada.

Media

OMNI 1
Multicultural and multilingual programming. Re-broadcast: London, ON (CFMT, Channel 69, Cable 4) and Ottawa (CFMT, Channel 60, Cable 16).
Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine
Promoting peace and justice in the Middle East and supports multiculturalism and self-determination of people all over the world. Original articles, poems, stories and reviews by writers from Canada, ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Department of Canadian Heritage
Amalgamation of certain programs from former Department of the Secretary of State, Parks Canada, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Amateur Sport, and Communications Canada. Mandate is to ensure a stro...
Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Committed to the elimination of racism and racial discrimination, the CRRF sheds light on the manifestations of racism; provides independent outspoken leadership, and acts as a resource and facilitato...


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