Canada - Culture Smart! : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Diane Lemieux

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Don't just see the sights get to know the people. Unsuspecting outsiders often assume that Canadians are just like their American neighbors, if perhaps a little more modest. However, there is much more to it than that. Canadian society is a complex mosaic of distinct cultural identities that vary from province to province, and with high levels of immigration, it is one of the most multicultural societies in the world. The country's unique development through devolution, rather than revolution, affects the way Canadians view the world and their place in it, and numerous events of the last decade have challenged their self-image and tested its substance. Culture Smart! Canada takes you to the heart of this diverse nation. It unpacks the key chapters in their history, describes the values that Canadians hold dear, and the attitudes that you are likely to encounter. It introduces you to the people and describes their way of life, at home, work, and play. The people you will meet in Canada will more than likely be friendly and welcoming, but demonstrate an understanding of their culture and an awareness of their traditions and your time spent with them will be greatly enriched.
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