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Advocacy2022-06-16T14:03:33-04:00

COVID-19
Funding
Finance
Government

IO’s Recent Wins

  • Receiving clarification from the Ontario Government on the eligibility of remote work under the OIDMTC in the 2022 Ontario Budget
  • Announcing a Benchmarking Study on Ontario’s Creative Technology Labour Market
  • Lowering the labour threshold for annual filing to the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (OIDMTC) from $1M to $500K.
  • Reducing the OIDMTC queue — now at about 20 weeks — and accelerating processing time.
  • Getting a commitment from the Ontario government to keep the OIDMTC stable.
  • Getting a commitment from the Ontario government – 2021 Fall Economic Statement – that they will continue to work with us to attract more investment and create jobs in Ontario.
  • Providing recommendations contributing to improvements of the Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media Fund (IDM Fund) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) programs.
  • Instigating the creation of the Phase 2 CMF COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for the IDM industry.
  • Significantly raising awareness of our industry at all levels of governments, and now also in the general public and media with The Lodgge (www.thelodgge.com).

2020 Ontario Budget

February 7th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Interactive Ontario submitted its pre-budget submission to the Government of Ontario on January 29, 2020. It contained key recommendations for the continued economic growth of the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry in Ontario.

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