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From Jim Bawden:

Canadian TV needs X Company
I sat down to watch the first new episode of X Company on CBC-TV Wednesday night. And it reminded me once again how Canadian stories are disappearing on Canadian TV with alacrity.

A teacher friend of mine was telling me the other day her students were not quite sure what countries Canada was fighting during World War II. And asked to name the first five prime ministers of Canada? Nobody could do it. And why be surprised?

Canadian channels have become vast wastelands of conventional American imported fare that the networks can buy for cheap prices. Continue reading. 

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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