Culture Explorations


Montreal culture explorations of beliefs and values tend to fail when people have different values.

People need to acknowledge and understand that cultural values are different from beliefs and thoughts. A proper understanding of values that, more often than not, leads to a successful interculturel communication.


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Cultural dimensions, interactions and communications between people from different cultural backgrounds do exist in our surroundings, do bring cultural misunderstandings and do require canadian culture questions and answers.


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In Montreal and in our very local cultural information, approximately 25% of our population belongs to a "visible minority" defined as "persons other than Aboriginals who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour".


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Culture diversity refers to knowledge, beliefs, language and communication, culture issues refer to patterns, behaviors and norms and culture topics refer to acceptance and respect of cultural differences such as generation gaps and many others.


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The UNESCO considers culture issues as a "set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features that characterize a society". A cultural organization that insists on "building peace in the minds of men and women".


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Global Affairs Canada offers interesting answers about many of our culture topics, along with detailed information about our cross cultural etiquette and manners. A page entitled cultural questions and a Canadian point of view we recommend.


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A Montreal Church Landscape and a church architecture that evolved during the last 375 years (since 1642 actually) and that gave rise to many beautiful and architectural church building designs we still cherish and admire.


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Historically and theologically, the prominence of the Catholic religion, the Protestant religion and the Judaism religion in our Religion and Culture churches, temples, beliefs, prayers and surroundings have always played an important role in our daily life.


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Freedom of Spirituality and Religion in Canada probably originated as early as 1759. A long evolution of our religion beliefs, along with our freedom of religion from one generation to another that are now taking us to new and contrasting avenues. 


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Montreal Culture Explorations by Rachel Louise Barry

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