I will be very brief with this.
I would like to expand on the issue of economic impacts. The impacts that you mention are the direct impacts of the cultural industry. However, we must not underestimate the power of attraction of the creative industry in Canada on foreign investments and on the quality of life and the social cohesion.
What you were saying about the loss of expertise is what we are hearing on the ground. A number of our members, both in the cultural sector and in the media, are seriously thinking of changing their fields. That would be a dramatic loss for democracy, for the diversity of voices, for our country's creativity, and for innovation. In fact, the cultural sector is also a source of innovation that inspires all our other industries in Canada.