Radio & Television

Ontario sparks film tax credit policy battle as province unveils advisory panel

By Etan Vlessing TORONTO – Whether Ontario content creators should go for the glory of making films or TV shows of their own, or the grind of working for Americans in an expanding service sector, is set to be part of a revealing industry debate kicked off Thursday by Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport and Tourism. MacLeod, addressing reporters at Ontario Creates in Toronto, unveiled a 15-member Ontario film and TV advisory panel of industry stakeholders to advise and offer recommendations on how the province can continue to “sustain" its film and television and animation industries. But as...