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"Free Trade" Limits Cultural Policymaking

From: Canadian Culture in a Globalized World


Focuses on how free trade agreements impacted Canadian cultural policy. Deals with the 1984 free trade deal, NAFTA, as well as how World Trade Organization agreements (WTO) have limited Canada’s ability to create effective cultural policy.



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.