From Michael MacDonald of The Canadian Press:
Canadian Film, TV Tax Credits Drying Up As Provinces Seek To Balance Budgets
Camera operator Andrew Stretch remembers the day in 2013 when a campaigning politician looked into his camera lens and promised to help create jobs that would allow more young people to stay and work in Nova Scotia.
The politician was Stephen McNeil, now the province’s premier.
Stretch says McNeil broke his word last week when he tabled a budget measure that effectively kills a tax credit that most other provinces are still offering the film and TV industry. Continue reading.