Interactive Ontario’s mandate to promote the growth of Ontario’s interactive digital media industry includes a strong focus on advocacy at all levels of government. Our advocacy work is informed by feedback from our members and input from our Advocacy Committee.

Interactive Ontario Announces the Appointment of New Board Members

December 8th, 2020|

December 8th, 2020.--(TORONTO, ONT)--Interactive Ontario, the Provincial trade association that advocates on behalf of the Video Game/Interactive Digital Media Industry at all levels of government, announced today the appointment of five new members to the association's board of directors, effective [...]

Ontario Releases Update on Fall Budget – OIDMTC

November 17th, 2020|

The provincial government released its Fall budget on November 5, 2020. As expected, it was mainly focused on protecting and supporting people and businesses during the pandemic. Therefore, the tax credits for the creative industries were amended to mitigate the impact of [...]

The OIDMTC and Other Tax Credits Remains Stable

November 4th, 2020|Tags: |

Interactive Ontario recently attended Minister MacLeod’s speech at the Empire Club of Canada where she unveiled the foundations for her long-term strategies for Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture industries. We are pleased to announce that the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry [...]

Impact of the Pandemic on SMEs & Potential Solutions – IO’s Appears Before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA)

September 1st, 2020|Tags: , |

Interactive Ontario recently appeared before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA) alongside Mary Sorrenti (Game Pill & VRGEN), Vikas Gupta (AVARA Media), Joel Burgess (Capybara), and Jonathan Stanton-Humphreys (Hitgrab Game Labs). Previously IO appeared before SCFEA [...]

Important COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Survey

August 5th, 2020|Tags: , |

In March, we shared the “Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on the IDM Industry” survey, which was funded by the Canadian Media Fund (CMF) and produced by Nordicity. The results from the questionnaire helped to substantiate Interactive Ontario’s recommendations to the government [...]

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