The Canada Media Fund has consulted the industry on strategies to improve its Experimental Stream programs. IO’s members and advocacy committee have advised on several matters.
The post-secondary sector can create and commercialize IP through collaborations with industry, which could benefit both academic institutions and the IDM sector.
On Tuesday May 28th at Uken Games, Minister Todd Smith from the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) officially announced the reduction of the labour threshold from [...]
Interactive Ontario applauds measures to support the interactive digital media sector in the 2019 Ontario Budget
Reduction of labour threshold for annual filing for video game companies accessing the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit is a significant step forward for the industry Today, the Government [...]
Interactive Ontario submitted its pre-budget submission to the Government of Ontario on February 8, 2019. It contains key recommendations for the continued economic growth of the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) [...]
Today, the provincial government delivered their Fall Economic Statement. Within the update were new rules around filing deadlines for the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit. The Ministry of Finance [...]
As you may know, Canadian Heritage is currently engaged in Canadian Content in a Digital World consultations (#DigiCanCon). Interactive Ontario has solicited feedback and encouraged members to take part in [...]
Today, Interactive Ontario launches a research project designed to study the economic impact of Ontario’s interactive digital media (IDM) sector. This will mark IO’s first detailed research study on [...]
A critical part of the Government's Innovation Agenda starts today with the launch of an interactive website. The website, Canada.ca/Innovation, allows Canadians to share their ideas for positioning Canada as [...]
The Minister of Canadian Heritage has announced a sweeping policy review for the cultural/content industries. Canadian content in a digital world will examine laws (such as the Broadcasting Act) and the mandate [...]