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In the reading "My Dearest Child" in Pens of Many Colours, Joy Mannette tells her son about his roots in which geographic area of Canada? Ontario The Prairies Quebec British Columbia Correct Response Nova Scotia Question 2 0 / 1 point In the reading "Itsuka" by Joy Kogawa in Pens of Many Colours, what action taken by the Canadian government does the author describe? The decision to enter World War II Correct Answer The apology given in Parliament to Canadians of Japanese descent for sending them to internment camps during World War II. The adoption of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Incorrect Response The apology given in Parliament to Canadians of Italian descent…show more content…
Incorrect Response "The Canadian mosaic" is a term that reflects reflect the homogeneity of the Canadian population at the present time. The "Canadian mosaic" refers to Canada's long history of tolerance for aboriginal people dating back to the 18th century. "The Canadian mosaic" refers to the fact that all immigrants are expected to leave their heritages behind when they settle in Canada and assimilate to Canadian culture. Question 8 0 / 1 point Which description, from the following, best characterizes the intent of the Multiculturalism Act? The Multiculturalism Act encourages immigrants to pursue their own traditions and customs while ignoring the Canadian way of life. Correct Answer The Multiculturalism Act encourages immigrants to retain their heritage and celebrate cultural differences. Incorrect Response The Multiculturalism Act replaced bilingualism in Canada. The Multiculturalism Act ensured that Canada would become a melting pot similar to our American neighbours. The Multiculturalism Act is a provincial economic policy that finds jobs for all newcomers. Question 9 1 / 1 point In the reading "The Concubine's Children," Denise Chong describes the arrival of a young Chinese woman to the shores of Halifax and her first meeting with her new

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