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10 Canadian music artists and icons who had no choice but to go to the United States to achieve their full potential. Why we all lose in that situation. Becoming more successful at fostering Canadian talent in Canada. The music industry; the music industry in Canada. Cause for celebration and cause for concern. Public policy goals underpinning the Canadian-content requirements. A review of the Canadian music industry under these requirements. Challenges to be met. Measures to support the development of Canadian music talent by the private radio industry. Other organizations offering support. How to make these different talent development programmes more effective. Two new funds and the concept behind them. More to be done. Uniting in a common purpose. The advantages of partnerships btween the radio industry and the music industry. Pressures on the music industry to be competitive. Some remarks about this year's Annual Canadian radio music awards.