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Novelist and short story writer Wayson Choy
explores his personal view that many of us - whether recent arrivals or long-established citizens - suffer fears that may damage Canada's quest to become a multicultural nation. Growing up between values and cultures, he has been an "in-between citizen" all his life. In the 2010 UBC-Laurier Institution Multiculturalism Lecture, he proposes some challenging remedies that have both lightened and enlightened his life.