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Forum: Canada
May 29th 2008, 7:41 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Interesting article.................

http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCrisis/idUSN21390521

:( :frown:
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2008, 6:48 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

I'm intrigued as to why he needed to know where you were from! This points to his being a racist, which is defined in the OED as ......"discrimination against or antagonism towards other races."
If...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 1:11 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

I doubt if it's ageism - which is also illegal, especially in connection with employment - otherwise comments regarding the unpopularity of Brits would not be made. :huh: As you say, it amounts to...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 5:21 am
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

I think you will have gathered simply from the fact that I post on BE (which means Britsh expats, doesn't it?), and live in Canada, that I probably am a different race from these townsfolk! You...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 1:08 am
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

I'm white, English, reasonably intelligent and articulate, reasonably well educated (60's grammar school and college), held fairly demanding and responsible jobs in the UK, but cannot get work - at...
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2008, 6:03 pm
Forum: Canada
Mar 1st 2008, 12:28 am
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Do you have to try hard to be silly, or does it come naturally? :huh:
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 9:04 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Thank you for your informative ramble.........karma for putting into words what I was trying to say, but lacked the knowledge and eloquence :)
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 4:42 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Thank you dbd33 and Steve P............notes taken :)
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 4:41 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Now I am confused....how did you get my post to look like Morwenna's??:confused:
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 3:42 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

And why, when I want to include a QUOTE from someone, does it do that...see above..it doesn't change to the small blue text? :confused:
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 3:41 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

[QUOTE=Morwenna;5997472]The question/s of the first nations people, what and why there are problems is something that interests me. Thanks to all who have given links to reading material.

When we...
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 8:38 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Possibly - but marclouis said he felt "uncomfortable" hearing her comments..............that's why I asked him the question.....
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 8:36 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

Darn it, Mrs M.....that's what I was going to say!
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 8:25 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

But did you say anything to her about your discomfort, or did you just let it ride? :huh:
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 2:18 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

The most sense spoken on this thread?
JonboyE...........karma sent to thank you for some valuable and insightful information :)
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 2:14 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By Jay Bird

Re: How do you deal with the racism in Canada?

There you have it......a true racist.... someone who really is the epitome of my signature!
Why, if you have lived in Canada all your life are you even on the BE forum?
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