Cultural diversity

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Cultural Diversity : "Putting Canadians First"

Mr. Glenn O’Farrell, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) - March 25, 2004 - 2004/03/25

In this speech entitled, “Les Canadiens d’abord,” given in Toronto before the Broadcast Executives Society (BES), Glenn O’Farrell, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), underscores the need for private Canadian radio broadcasters to collaborate with government in an effort to: obtain a balanced copyright regime, protect the integrity of the television broadcast system, and adopt an international instrument (on cultural diversity) for the trade of cultural products in order to put Canadians first in the global marketplace. Mr. O’Farrell declares CAB’s intention to continue to play an active role in creating a new international instrument on cultural diversity. (Available in English only)