CANADA: A Danger of Dependence?

After nearly a century and a half of peace along the border, Canadians had long since banished any fears they ever had about annexation to the U.S. Last week the bogeyman reappeared in another, more insidious form. Thoughtful Canadians were pondering the 517-page report of the Royal Commission on National Development of the Arts, Letters and Sciences; in it they read a warning that U.S. films, radio programs, books and magazines are steadily shaping Canada in the U.S. image and that cultural, if not political, annexation is a real threat. Said the report: "We must not be blind to the...

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