In a recently released Social Progress Index, Canada is ranked second amongst all nations for its racial tolerance and inclusion. However, many critics still point out that racism is still an
extremely serious issue in contemporary Canada. How does racism and discrimination manifest
itself in contemporary Canadian society?

Canada has been described as a country that has a social security net. Is Canadas welfare state
an effective system of social security?

Despite the advancements in gender equality Canada remains an unequal place in terms of
gender. What are the gender inequalities that currently afflict Canadian society?

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