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FTAA could jeopardize digital funding: Canadian Conference of the Arts

News | 07/12/2001 4:00 am EDT

Public funding of Canada’s new media industry could be jeopardized by the lack of a solid exemption for cultural industries in the proposed new free trade agreement for the Americas. The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) has reviewed the draft text of the agreement, released early this month, and found what it describes as glaring discrepancies with what was promised by politicians at the recent Quebec City Summit of the Americas.

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