Few Canadians are willing to make Patriotic sacrifices to defend against corporate Americanization
by Sterling Banks [Excerpted Featured Retro article]
The average Canadian citizen does not have a sufficiently high degree of political awareness to permit any political awareness to permit any political party at the present time to enact the type of legislation, and enforce regulations that would make possible a reversal of the tread toward Americanization.
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VIDEO: Connie Fogal, former CAP leader, speaks on the SPP-NAU agenda.
In an ear when demands are made on the government by interests groups of all sizes and descriptions, from foreign students to major industries, the average Canadian does not seem prepared to say NO. Rather, he joins with them in making his own demands for higher wages, subsidies, tax exemptions and so on. There are too few Canadians today who are really prepared to tighten their own belt to secure our heritage for ourselves, far fewer for our children.
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VIDEO: Social activist gives speech about the threat of the SPP-NAU agenda on the rights and freedoms of Canadians.
This Retro article was originally published in the Toronto Star, Saturday, March 21, 1970 in response to the Toronto Star’s Forum on “Canadian nationalism or Americanization”.