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Canadians oppose foreign control of media: poll

Canadians oppose foreign control of media: poll
CBC News

A majority of Canadians oppose foreign ownership of the media, telephone and cable firms, and believe the government should play a role in preserving Canada's cultural identity, according to a Harris/Decima poll released Wednesday.

The survey, released Wednesday in Alberta, found 82 per cent of Canadians believe it is important that the Canadian government work to maintain and build a culture and identity distinct from the United States.

However, only 46 per cent of Canadians who identified themselves as supporters of the Conservative party supported government measures to preserve Canadian identity.

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