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How the Blacks Created Canada

Fil Fraser
fil_fraser Photo FIL FRASER has made his mark in filmmaking, radio, television, as a writer, and as a human rights activist over a career spanning more than half a century. He is a former chairman of Telefilm Canada, the former CEO of Vision TV and the past Chief Commissioner of the Alberta Human Rights Commission. He was born and educated in Montreal before moving out west, where he became one of the pioneers in building a western Canadian film industry, releasing such award-winning feature films as Why Shoot the Teacher (1976), Marie Anne (1977) and The Hounds of Notre Dame (1980). For his long years of public service and accomplishment, Fraser was awarded the Order of Canada in 1991.