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And yes we have a very multicultural society, there are ghettos (Jane and Finch in Toronto, Parts of North Montreal), and poor neighbourhoods that are populated by immigrants, native reservations that are no more than shanty towns, as well as the staggering staggering poverty of east Vancouver.
Although a large percentage of Black people I meet in Canada are newer immigrants from the Caribbean, and Africa, there is a long, and interesting black history up here too (Africaville, The Colored Corps, and The Underground Railroad).
Canada too has a history of discrimination against Natives, Asians, Blacks, East Asians, Irish, Eastern Europeans, English in Quebec, French in Ontario, etc), at some time in history nearly every non-English/non-French group - but as time goes by, race relations are getting better and although far from perfect, compared to the media and experiences visiting the US, things seem better here.
Maybe us Canadians are posting because we feel slighted when our culture is lumped in to the US culture.