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The importance of broadcasting to the social, cultural and political development of Canada during the past 50 years, especially in comparison to its role in other countries. The regulations of the CRTC. The Broadcasting Act. Canadian content. A discussion of the element of cable television. Examples and statistics with regard to what Canadians actually watch on television. Suggestions as to how Canada can assure a strong radio and television broadcasting system. A review of the present system. Pay-TV. The speaker's views on programming, and a uniquely Canadian model. The Telecommunications Act. Freedom of expression.