From Gayle MacDonald at the Globe and Mail:
- Tories plan to withhold funding for ‘offensive’ productions
“The Conservative government has drafted guidelines that would allow it to pull financial aid for any film or television show that it deems offensive or not in the public’s best interest – even if government agencies have invested in them.” Read more.
From the Canadian Press:
- Plan to cancel tax credits for “offensive” films, TV shows called censorship
“It’s decried as censorship while at the same time being welcomed as a much-needed guide by some in the television industry. The government’s proposal to cancel tax credits for any film or TV program it deems offensive, or not in the public’s interest, has stirred controversy in the arts community.” Read more.