When asked if diversity makes their country a “better place to live”, only a minority of Europeans now agreed.
The problem multiplies when you begin to count the mainstream religions for whom the Cross of Jesus is irrelevant or worse. There are more than 300,000 Jews in Canada. The Hindus and the Sikhs are each approaching half a million. Muslims are well over a million.
Protesters were drenched in pepper spray during ugly clashes between anti-racism and anti-immigration groups holding counter rallies in Coburg in Melbourne’s north.
I submit it[Multiculturalism] has become a tool secularists use to create a society other than an American Christian one and involves a distortion of history and is a net negative for our social fabric.
A report by Aaqil Ahmed, the BBC’s head of religion and ethics, has suggested Muslim, Hindu and Sikh faiths should get more airtime.
Pierre Trudeau once said, we should not view Canada as a nation fixated in the past but as a fluid nation always in the making through the arrival of new peoples.
When the prime minister says Canada is the world’s “first postnational state,” I believe he’s saying this is a place where respect for minorities trumps any one group’s way of doing things.
“Squeamishness about addressing diversity risks allowing our country to sleepwalk to a catastrophe that will set community against community and undermine liberal democracy.”
It was only after the institutionalization of official multiculturalism in 1971 that immigrants from third world nations started to arrive in large numbers. During the 1970s, the proportion originating in Europe was cut by half, whereas the proportion coming from Asia almost quadrupled.
Negative opinion about Canadian multiculturalism and official bilingualism are also amongst things viewed unfavorably by the majority of Canadians that apparently appreciate Trump.