Succinct, relevant and informative: A timely digest on the politics and policies influencing the arts, heritage and cultural industries in Ontario and Canada.

From the Report

Last week, Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced $110.5 million for the National Arts Centre Renaissance. According to NAC spokesperson Rosemary Thomson, this funding will flow over three years and cover the total cost of the project. “It’s a vote of confidence in us,”…

Ever since the 2012 Drummond Report, there has been a focus on the growing government cost and objectives of cultural media tax credits. Conversely, the cultural industries argue that the tax credits are critical to the viability of their businesses.

In the Fall Economic Statement, Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced a specific review of the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit, one of six cultural tax credits…