Radio & Television

Ontario beams up $257 million in two seasons of Star Trek

TORONTO – Data released this week by the Motion Picture Association-Canada shows a pretty big impact on the Ontario economy from just one big-budget American TV show.The production of CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery (which is on CBS All Access in the States and CTV Sci-Fi in Canada) has spent more than $257 million and created over 4,199 jobs for local crew and other labour, says the MPA-Canada. The analysis done by chartered accountants MNP LLP showed that each season of production supported well over 100 Ontario-based businesses from communities across the province.“In season one alone, the production spent over $145.6...

Our industry and COVID-19

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