Culture shock

January 1998
Canada & the World Backgrounder;Jan1998, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the attempts of Canadian immigrants to assimilate themselves into Canadian culture in the 1990s. The difficulties posed by Canada's multi-ethnic society; Ethnic groups whose ideas clash with Canadian laws and ethics, such as Sri Lankans; Traditions that hamper immigrants' progress; How non-Christian immigrants assimilate; How homosexuality is viewed by the immigrants. INSETS: Pageants as culture;Left behind;Parents honour heritage.


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