How does the Canadian Charter Of Rights And Freedoms protect Canadians as individuals? Many Canadians know that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of Canada’s Constitution. The Charter protects every Canadian’s right to be treated equally under the law. The Charter guarantees, for all Canadians, Fundamental Freedoms, Mobility Rights and Legal Rights. Under the Charter in the section entitled Fundamental Freedoms”, Canadians have the right and freedom to express their own opinions, choose their own religion, to organize peaceful meetings and demonstrations and also the freedom to associate with any person or group.
The study concluded that there was a racial disparity in the sentencing process. The biggest disparity that was found was when a death penalty case involved a white victim and a black defendant. After reviewing the death penalty cases, there was an indication that “twenty-two percent of cases received the death penalty when a black defendant and white victim were involved….compared to only three percent when there was a black victim and white defendant involved.” The study broke this data down further and looked at the percentages of when a prosecutor seeks the death penalty. The study found that prosecutors sought the death penalty in “seventy percent of cases that involved white victims and black defendants and only nineteen percent when the roles were reversed.” However, despite all of the racial disparities found, there was one conclusion that was quite surprising and contradicting. The figures from the cases reviewed suggested that there is a reverse racial disparity in the sentencing process.
The case study lasted for sixteen months, and was composed of personal interviews with over 72 Osage people, as well as weekly meetings with the Osage Government Reform Commission, which was in charge of writing the new constitution. Part of the case study examined the feedback from the referendum, which was administered to the Osage people, and was concerned with options for the new constitution. Another aspect of the case study analyzed the new membership system. The study found that in 2004 only four thousand descendants of the nearly sixteen thousand total descendants have full citizenship. This could have originated from the fact that the tribal roll in 1906 only acknowledged 2,229 people who held
Physical contact viewed in her culture is a kiss on each cheek. But not all Canadians did this. Cultural diversity of Canada means that guidelines of communal politeness are to a certain extent complex. There remain definite wide-ranging anticipations. Greeting, excluding in official situations, does not necessitate come into contact in the procedure of hugs or handshakes.
Historian John C. Miller mentions how the content of the essays “went over the heads of the common people”; even other federalist thought they were not the best way to convince the citizens, and complained that Publius was “too recondite for the masses” and a writer with a more “common touch” would have been better. This lack of understanding made it easier for the anti-federalist to advocate for their cause, something which was illustrated with the fact that The Federalist was “vastly outsold” by pamphlets that contained anti-federalist
In the United States, a robbery occurs every one minute and thirty seconds. This equates to 6,720 in a week, 26,880 in a month, and 350,400 in a year. In the two short stories, “A Retrieved Reformation” by O’ Henry and “Thank You Ma’am” by Langston Hughes, the themes of redemption and second chances are showed through the main conflicts in the stories. The authors incorporated the two themes by using descriptive words and specific details. “A Retrieved Reformation” and “Thank You Ma’am” have similarities and differences such as shared themes of second chances and redemption, the presentation and delivery of the two themes, and the path the main character takes to becoming a better person.
The racism that was so normalized among Conrad and his peers has since placed his novel under attack by Chinua Achebe, who claimed that “Art is not intended to put people down. If so, the art would ultimately discredit itself” and that if it pulled out and dehumanized such a large portion of the human race, it could truly not be considered a work of art (Phillips). Yet, the racism embedded in the novel played a much larger part than merely being racism. Both Conrad and Marlow are clearly racist, but Conrad knows that the superiority held by the Europeans was wrong, and he uses Marlow to view that and to show that there is a possibility for it to change. He knows that although he could see no alternative, it was possible just as he saw with Imperialism.
Diversity in the media will bring awareness to situations that are happening in communities that not everyone is accessible to that, in turn, can better those circumstances. Due to the lack of diversity in the media, it has put a strain in minority communities which Nam goes on to quote Dori J. Maynard, “Lacking these voices, the ability of the media to serve the public interest is itself compromised. ‘The news media is not only failing to serve the communities, but the country at large when they fail to reflect what’s going on in communities of color,” said the late Dori J. Maynard, former President of the Robert C.’(Nam par.2) and the causes the media to fail in not informing people everything that's going on but Instead picks and chooses what they
James A Forbes once said, “When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised.” Stereotypes have become an essential factor in how one judges another. Gender and racial profiling, as well as cultural and religious stereotypes, have always been a problem in society. A stereotype is an altered view of a person or a thing. When a specific thing or person comes to mind, one typically associates them with a stereotypical opinion. One popular shared stereotype of Americans would be that Americans only speak English.
Living in Canada, we as Canadians take pride in our culture, kindness, hospitality, and sports. Everyone around the world views both Canada and Australia as kind, multicultural caring countries that accept refugees from war torn-nations. Although Canada and Australia are looked as peace-keeping countries, in the past the governments of both nations made a number of laws that had a major impact on the Aboriginal youth. I believe that the same piece of land we formed our country on is the same land built on blood, mistreatment, and oppression. To discover information on the treatment of aboriginal youth by the governments of Canada and Australia, as well as the similarities and differences of treatment, we must take a closer look back at both countries history and also at the period when the Juvenile Delinquent Act was enacted.
¬¬¬Canada is known worldwide, as a multi-cultured and accepting society¬¬¬. Canada is recognized as understanding of all genders, races, ages, sex orientations, and all religions. Canada shows this acceptance in the collective morals of society, but also in the legal system. However not every country is like Canada. Canada is a democracy so the belief is in being equal and fair, thus Canada put these beliefs into effect by creating the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms using the Equality Rights section.