The changes that arise from immigration are speculated by some as either problematic or beneficial. It can be perceived that immigration stimulates the growth in the workforce thereby having a positive effect on the economy, alternatively, during times of economic duress, immigrants are often resented as being the source of job shortages. One of the biggest issues surrounding immigration is the integration aspect. Immigration brings about increasing ethnic diversity, incorporating new people into Canadian society adds to the richness that is Canada. In major metropolis areas across the country, different ethnicities are intermingling, different cultures are emerging, and new ideas about multiculturalism are coming to life.
David Young states, “According to the CRTC, the higher requirements would expand the exposure given to Canadian artists and provide increased support to the Canadian music industry.” (Young, 2004) Therefore, in order for the Canadian music industry to expand and become successful there must be government intervention of content regulations. This is reinforced in the article The government steps in, “Without government support, the number of Canadian films, records and television shows would be much lower than it already is.”(1995) If CanCon regulations are not in place the amount of Canadian works will contract until one day there are none left. Hence, Canadian culture being lost within many other cultures. Shedd et al. state that having CanCon regulations in place “Could promote greater national unity.
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In the future, Canada will be moving towards a service-oriented economy that continues to rely heavily on exports. The concept of competitiveness will become more and more crucial for the success of the Canadian economy. It is therefore imperative for Canadian businesses to continue to improve productivity and develop the culture of continuous research and innovation. Intense domestic and foreign competition also needs to be in place to drive productivity gains. The role of Canadian government will be to make Canada an attractive place to work, live and invest.
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