Who killed Canadian Studies?

Colin Coates, director of the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of York, Toronto, has written an impressive essay on how the Canadian Harper-government is trying to systematically whipe out foreign attention to the Canadian academic field. From cutting budgets in 2012, to trying to take over the British Association for Canada Studies (BACS) and its carefully saved funds. The full article can be found here: http://bit.ly/1D2637q