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Andrew is the author of Multiculturalism in Canada: Evidence and Anecdote, providing an integrated view of how well multiculturalism is working, Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias: Resetting Citizenship and Multiculturalism, describing the relationship between the bureaucratic and political levels and, “Because it’s 2015 …” Implementing Diversity and Inclusion, analyzing the diversity of the 2015 election and political appointments. He regularly comments on citizenship, multiculturalism and related issues, in his blog, Multiculturalism Meanderings, as well in the media.

Andrew was the former Director General — Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Previous assignments include Service Canada, Industry Canada, P
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Best wishes to all for 2015. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about […] Read more of this blog post »
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Losing True North by Candice Malcolm
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One of the enduring lessons of my time working on citizenship and multiculturalism issues under former minister Jason Kenney was just how much I and many other public servants were blinded by internal values, ideologi
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What would you say?... As a guest speaker at the next Canadia... by Robin Higham
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Robin Higham, my helpful ‘trusted reader’ for my book, Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias: Resetting Citizenship and Multiculturalism, has written What Would You Say? … as guest speaker at the next Canadian citizenship ceremony, an anecdote-based appr ...more
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The Tale of Two Nazanins by Nazanin Afshin-Jam
" David wrote: "The most honest review of this book on here. Hard to dismiss the many shortcomings, nevertheless, the story of Nazanin Fatehi has value ...more "
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The Strange Demise of British Canada by C.P. Champion
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Belonging by Adrienne Clarkson
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Adrienne Clarkson’s Belonging: The Paradox of Citizenship is an interesting paradox, in itself, of the theoretical and practical in her arguments in favour of open and inclusive Canadian citizenship.

For Clarkson, the act of imagination, of behaving “
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Shopping for Votes by Susan Delacourt
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Good overview of how politics has become more sophisticated in marketing approaches, and shift from citizens to consumers and related policy implications. Also striking contrast between evidence-based social science approaches to electoral strategies ...more
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The Ghosts of Europe by Anna Porter
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