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Canada as the largest receiver of entertainment, information, and educational products from other countries. This is true across media: print, film, and television. Statistics from the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Censorship. Can Canadians accept a minority voice in their own country? Legislation and the CRTC. Why Canadians need to create images and sounds "which no one else can create for us." Artistic and cultural expression. The traditional role of crown corporations: The CBC, the NFB, the Canada Council, the Arts Center in Ottawa; the Museums, the Archives, the National Gallery, etc. The role of private industry. The problems of production of Canadian communications. The Broadcasting Act. Examples of successful Canadian productions. The possibilities for Canadian expression.