Radio & Television

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ adds $37.5 million to B.C. economy

VANCOUVER — New data released Thursday from the Motion Picture Association – Canada says Paramount Picture’s live-action adventure comedy Sonic the Hedgehog, released this past weekend, contributed more than $37.5 million to the British Columbia economy. In just 53 days of filming, the movie production spent more than $22 million supporting local labour and created more than 1,450 jobs for local cast and crew, according to the news release. In addition, the movie also benefited hundreds of community businesses with more than $15.5 million spent on production-related goods and services, including: $490,000 on catering, baked goods and food items $1.6...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.