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Do you agree that Canadians are tolerant?

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LauraS
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Would you agree with the mentioned above. Everyone says that Canada is generally known for its tolerant and inclusive society. The country has a long history of welcoming immigrants and refugees from all over the world and has a reputation for promoting multiculturalism and diversity. This is true but definitely Canada is not perfect place to live in. Despite Canada's reputation as a tolerant and inclusive society, incidents of racism and discrimination still occur, and there are individuals and groups in Canada who hold prejudiced attitudes and beliefs towards people of different races, religions, and ethnicities. In recent years, there have been several high-profile incidents of racism in Canada that have garnered national attention and sparked public debate about issues of prejudice and discrimination. These incidents include instances of hate speech, racial profiling, and discrimination in employment, housing, and other areas.

On the other hand majority of Canadians support LGBTQ+ rights and equality, according to polls and surveys. There are also many LGBTQ+ organizations and communities across the country that provide support and resources for individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.

It looks like some may be accepting and supportive of their LGBTQ+ friends and family members, but hold intolerant views towards people of a certain religion, culture, race or political ideology.Β 

As the conclusion I think that tolerance is not an all-or-nothing characteristic, and individuals can hold contradictory beliefs and attitudes towards different issues or people.

What do you think about it?

Cheers πŸ™‚


   
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