Monday, April 25, 2005


As a bookseller in ages past I was surprised to find this out. From Mark Steyn's latest free Western Standard column:

Sorry, you have to be a Canadian citizen to sell books.
It's a "Cultural Business" « entreprise culturelle » , don't you know. I got a chuckle hearing an artist refer to herself as a "cultural worker", but I didn't realize the notion was set in legal stone.

This seems to be the culprit, an Act to ensure political levers can be used to direct investments where Party interests lie.