Canadian Heritage committee You're right, Madam Chair. The questions are incomprehensible. Mr. Blaney, I reject your premise. You say that we do not support regional media. However, the regional media in your riding and in other ridings will benefit from the various programs we are offering, including the
Canadian Heritage committee I invite you to ask Facebook or Public Services and Procurement Canada that question.
Canadian Heritage committee This question should be directed to Public Services and Procurement Canada. My department doesn't buy advertising.
Canadian Heritage committee It's extremely important and extremely important—for both.
Canadian Heritage committee Was that short enough?
Canadian Heritage committee It is fundamental because it is part of our social fabric and who we are. We recognized that these differences are our strength. We have to provide funding while respecting differences and out of a sense of inclusion and a willingness to and the beauty of working together. As I s
Canadian Heritage committee They're working on it. I've asked that it be as soon as possible, but again, I'm not involved in this and I don't want to be involved in this.
Canadian Heritage committee Those will be suggestions by professionals in the field.
Canadian Heritage committee Absolutely, and thank you for the question, Mr. Hogg. The budget that was presented a couple of weeks ago provides $10 million over two years for this. This is extremely important. We're not saying that we're going to do it. Normally we would do it, but we're saying that we will
Canadian Heritage committee We do, and thank you very much for that question. It's something that is a priority, not only for me but for all of us, for the government and the people in the department. If you will allow me, I will concentrate for just a couple of minutes on fighting racism. As you know, the
Canadian Heritage committee Yes, there are a lot of children in my life. Are they no longer exposed to Quebec culture? No, they still are. Would I like them to have more exposure to it? Yes.
Canadian Heritage committee Yes, but, Mr. Nantel, you know that the government is committed to making up for declining revenue. We are doing that with the government's own money.
Canadian Heritage committee The Canada Media Fund is very important to us as a government just as it is to you. We share the same opinion on this. As far as the fund is concerned, June is two months away. We have put a tremendous amount of importance on the work of this committee and we are waiting to see
Canadian Heritage committee We'll see. What I will promise is to ensure that all those who take part in the system contribute to it. No one gets a free pass on that.
Canadian Heritage committee I sense many questions in that question.