A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 23, 1961

IN Canada, where three out of every four magazines read by Canadians are imported from the U.S., a three-man Royal Commission has just submitted a report, proclaiming its "indispensable'' goal of creating a periodical press "directly responsible to Canada." It insists several times that it does not want to provide "a sanctuary for mediocrity" and is in no way influenced "by a spirit of anti-Americanism or of Canadian ultranationalism," and has no designs against freedom of the press. But it proposes, by rejuggling advertising rates and other punitive devices, to end the great...

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