Witnesses: Department of Canadian Heritage: Susan Peterson, Associate Deputy Minister; Jacques Paquette, Assistant Deputy Minister, International and intergovernmental Affairs; Artur Wilczynski, Director, International relations and outreach, International and Intergovernmental Affairs. Department of International Trade Canada: Doug George, Director, Intellectual Property, Information and Technology Trade Policy Division. Department of Foreign Affairs: Michael Brock, Director General, International Cultural Relations Bureau. Coalition for Cultural Diversity: Pierre Curzi, Co-Chair, Chair, Union des artistes; Maureen Parker, Vice-President, Executive Director, Writers Guild of Canada; Robert Pilon, Executive Vice-President. International Network for Cultural Diversity: Garry Neil, Executive Director. As an Individual: Peter S. Grant, Senior Partner, McCarthy Tétrault and Member of Sectoral Advisory Group on International Trade. Sectoral Advisory Group on International Trade for Cultural Industries: Ken Stein, Chair, Cultural Industries and Vice-President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Shaw Communications.