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Chantel Lattimore-Durant

Voices of a generation: What does it take to be Canadian?

By Chantel Lattimore-Durant on February 5, 2009

What does it take to be Canadian? Will citizenship ever be enough? Or will we continue to ask people, “where are you from?” the infamous question that visible minorities must hear at least twice a month.  The response “Canada” is never enough; it is almost always accompanied with a look of shock or disapproval, followed by “No I mean where is your family from?” ...