Taking a macro level approach, this paper will be arguing that structural institutions like the media makes use aware of our national identity. Along with this, it shapes our understanding of other cultures whether positive or negative. Many people who watch movies or television shows can see that there is an abundance of negative portrayals of Muslim women, whereas it is often tough to see positive ones. This paper will deconstruct how this negative representation showcases aspects of colonialism
entirely successful. Through television broadcasting, the portrayal of the dominant white race tends to be the norm. As stated previously, the broadcasting system has increased its minority representation with television shows such as Little Mosque on the Prairie and Degrassi: The Next Generation. So, why is it that minorities are feeling devalued as Canadians? Primarily, the issue is that the Government of Canada has failed to obtain all necessary tools to stand by its policies.