Recognition, broadly speaking, symbolizes belonging and acceptance from the community. Institutional recognition, through policies such as the Bill C-16 and ORHC, validates our citizenship. Through this legislation, we are protected under the law and Human Rights policies of basic rights as citizens and more importantly as people.
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How do we know what we know is true? Or valid? Academic institutions deal exactly with this sort of question. The academy is not only a place for learning and accreditation, but more importantly a place for contention. Debates works effectively on issues like public and foreign policies as well as philosophical arguments, but IDENTITY is personal and it is certainly not up for debate.