Around the world, sectarian tensions divide societies, sometimes erupting into violent confrontation. Some pundits argue that similar convulsions will shake Canadas multicultural foundations. But Michael Adams argues that Canadians dont see this as inevitable. Far from being disabused of their navet by the worlds conflicts and bloodshed, Adams believes Canadians suspect that the world might just be disabused of its realism by the success of the Canadian multicultural experiment. By focusing on the more mundane task of helping people of all kinds get alongboth materially and sociallyCanada may prove to be the experiment that worked.