Cultural Protection Policies and New Changes in Canadian Book Publishing Industry


  • Yuan Li Simon Fraser University


Canada, Cultural Protection Policy, New Change, Globalization, Cultural Industry, Book Publishing Industry


In recent years, in order to promote the development of Canadian book publishing industry, the Canadian government has adopted a series of new policies. The government is no longer strictly limit foreign investment, and do not only rely on the policy to protect and support the Canadian domestic book publishing industry. Instead, it has embraced foreign investment in a more open and flexible manner and relaxed existing policies for foreign investment in the Canadian book publishing industry. This paper introduces the cultural protection policies and new changes of Canada's book publishing industry and discusses its impact on the Canadian book publishing industry. At the same time, these cultural protection policies also derive some problems and difficulties.






Part One: The History and Present of Canadian Book Publishing