38. To begin, what does multiculturalism mean to you?
39. Following are a number of statements concerning multiculturalism. For each statement, please choose one option on a scale from 1 "strongly disagree" to 7 "strongly agree." A neutral response is a "4."
|Cultural and racial diversity is a fundamental characteristic of Canadian society|
|Equal access to jobs should be ensured, regardless of ethnic or racial background.|
|Immigrants should be given the opportunity to preserve their cultural heritage.|
|The government should assist immigrants in acquiring new knowledge and skills.|
|The government should fund festivals and special events celebrating different cultures.|
|Canadian society promotes respect, recognition, and appreciation for the different ethnic groups in Canada.|
|Barriers to the participation of individuals of some origins in Canadian institutions should be eliminated.|
40. What is your view of multiculturalism in Canada?
Strongly disagree (1)
Neither disagree nor agree (3)
Strongly agree (5)
41. In your view, should immigration to Canada
Be more strictly controlled (1)
Remain about the same as it is now (2)
Become more open to immigrants (3)