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Canadian Cultural Policymaking in the Digital Era

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World


How the rise of digital media has affected cultural industries in Canada, specifically music, book and magazine publishing, radio, televsion and film arts. Analyzes the reaction of the Justin Trudeau government to the digital media shift and discusses the Trudeau’s government’s efforts to protect cultural industries.



Garry Neil

GARRY NEIL has worked for forty years in arts and cultural policy in Canada and internationally. He has consulted for governments, cultural industry firms, and non-governmental organizations. He has extensive experience in policies for television, film, publishing, performing arts, visual arts, music, and digital media. He is a global expert on how trade agreements affect cultural policy making and a member of UNESCO's Panel of Experts. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.