The 17th National Metropolis Conference will focus on future immigration trends and policies and the challenges and opportunities that they create for Canadian society.
The conference will mark the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference and will revolve around the theme of Canadian Confederation education and the changes that have taken place in Canada since that time.
Future immigration trends and policies and the challenges and opportunities created for Canadian society.
The Forum will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Association for Canadian Studies and we will focus on strategies relative to teaching about Confederation as we approach its 150th Anniversary.
This conference will explore the research and policy priorities in the areas of immigration, integration, diversity and identities.
The 2012 edition will address various issues concerning Canadian history and identity and there will be a special focus on marking the bicentennial of the war of 1812 and teaching the significance of the war in the classroom.