Cable & Telecom

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cancon production policy can’t be just about jobs and industry

I THINK YOUR SUGGESTION that the cultural industries should be funded entirely from the treasury, like the army, and eliminate all levies or similar measures creates worrying problems.I don’t know where tax credits fit into this model. I do not believe that Canadians would revolt over a modest ISP tax that funded Cancon, especially if “revenue neutral” as the CRTC proposes.Would Canadians be willing to pay more to have a country, or not, whether the funding is coming from general taxes or dedicated taxes or levies?As you point out, that general tax funding would be expended on the basis of...

Our industry and COVID-19

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