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Forum: Canada
Mar 30th 2008, 5:08 pm
Forum: Canada
Mar 3rd 2008, 3:10 am
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

It just doesnt work like that. Theres no magic pill
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 8:56 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

I live this, I need the money. I would rather be paid what I am worth than say I am too proud to have the help.

People do turn down the best candidate for the job. They stay in business for years....
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 5:29 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

I would also like to know I got the job because I was the best fit. I also know that in real life people discriminate and so you have to legislate against idiots who discriminate.
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 4:39 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

I like positive discrimination. It might mean that as a deafened person I would get a job paying the same as a hearing person would get.
Forum: Canada
Mar 2nd 2008, 3:38 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

Its discrimination.

Racism is a misnomer anyway as we are all only one race, human. The rest is ethnicity, what makes up different socially, our behaviour, values, etc.

Prejudice is judging...
Forum: Canada
Feb 29th 2008, 7:37 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

I'm glad you did ramble on and on. Thats a very powerful post and it summarised so many points. I want to know more and I now have an idea of where to look. I hope others do too.
Forum: Canada
Feb 24th 2008, 5:04 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

A Cree band member helped us move into our new house.

An Ojibwa family gave my mum a front row seat at the powwow, shared their picnic with us.
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2008, 10:52 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

Ah, but it makes you think about what you are saying, and that's important.

Sometimes, quite often, in life we say things we dont realise are insulting, or demeaning, and unless its pointed out to...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2008, 10:24 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

Not sure what you mean here, but it comes over as an example of unintentional racism. Do you mean she had free education just because her GF is native and that this is wrong??

I think the First...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22nd 2008, 8:40 pm
Replies: 197
Views: 18,680
Posted By daft batty

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

The only racism that I have come across is against First Nations. There seems to be more dislike of redneck bubba folk than other races.

I know one immigrant from India and he warned us that...
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