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‘Frontier’ a boon for local businesses, talent, in Newfoundland and Labrador: CMPA


ST. JOHN’S - Production of the television series Frontier contributed $82.1 million to the national GDP and generated $106 million in total economic output, says a new study released by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA).The study, available here, also found that work on the film in Newfoundland and Labrador saw $41.2 million in production expenditure, which yielded $54.6 million in GDP and $63.8 million in total economic output for the province.An analysis of Frontier’s first season revealed that of the 621 Canadian vendors that benefitted from the production, 368 were based in the province.  For that same season, every...