Values should unite us all

Canada can still be an accepting and tolerant nation without condoning violence.

I appreciated the candour and articulation that Navi Dosanjh wrote in regards to the domestic violence that exists within the Indo-Canadian community (Be a voice for the voiceless, The Leader, Aug. 1).

I really believe the continuance of this problem within the Canadian social context is the result of our multicultural mandate that separates races and cultural practices and precludes any condemnation of mores that do not fit into mainstream society.

I too am sick and tired of the continued emphasis on Canada being an accepting and tolerant nation without preeminence given to non-negotiable and binding sets of values that unite us all.

 

Don Sukkau

Surrey North Delta Leader

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