Let's start with an experiment. Take 10 seconds to write down as many Canadian films as you can. Ok, so how many did you come up with? "Not many" is the answer I received when asking the question to random folks.
There's currently a proposal for a new Canadian TV specialty channel -- Starlight TV. Its mandate would be simple: to show Canadian movies. So there are a lot of admirable reasons to support the idea of Starlight. But there are also problems.