Commitment to Equity in Canada Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Commitment to Equity in Canada
A look at the reality of Canada's commitment to equity.
# 139778 | 2,000 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Canadian Studies (Government and Government Policy)

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This paper considers the reality in Canadian society, which is that it has not lived up to its commitment to equity in education. Instead, the paper argues, with reference to some traditionally disadvantaged groups in our education system, in particular visible minorities and people with disabilities, the reality is that we still have a long ways to go in fully achieving equity.

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"In 1993 the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Document stated assertively that "commitment to equity means a commitment to social justice. This means a commitment to removing barriers and biases in school policies" (Athabasca Manual 14). In 2008, a decade and a half later, Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued a long-awaited apology on the part of the government of Canada for the abuses inflicted upon Aboriginal students in the residential school system over almost a century of history. While this essay will discuss the implications of the former statement, it may be..."

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