Culture as a Dynamic Construct
Canada has one of the largest immigrant societies in the world. Canada prides itself on being a cultural mosaic and not a cultural melting pot. Qualitative ethnographic insight and observations I have made as an immigrant to Canada are discussed as they relate to Psychological Theory. The following questions are asked: What is the dynamic balance between acculturation, assimilation and stagnation? What represents a successful transition into Canadian culture for an immigrant?