Ethnicity, Power, and Identity: Realities of Growing Up in a Minority Group in Canada Introduction All ethnic minority groups share somewhat similar experiences in attempting to assimilate with the host society. However, the experience of the Chinese immigrants in Vancouver stands in contrast to all other minorities. The main focus of this paper will be the experience of Asians in Toronto and Vancouver but Italian and Latin American immigrants also will be considered in Montreal and Vancouver as well. Racism and discrimination continue to be experienced by young males in Vancouver on an unprecedented scale. The most marked groups for institutional incompleteness are Chinese and Italians whereas Latin Americans in Toronto are so...The end:
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