Election Day is June 2, 2022!

To make sure you are registered to vote, check out the Elections Ontario website.

Here you can also find information about where and how to vote (including early voting and voting by mail options) and download the Elections Ontario app.

Did you know?

  • Independent film and television production spending was $2.88 billion in 2021!

  • There are over 48,000 workers supported by the industry all across the province.
  • Original shows and movies made here like Schitt’s Creek, Night Raiders, Kim’s Convenience and Murdoch Mysteries win international awards and reach global audiences.
  • Prestigious shows from outside our borders also choose Ontario – shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, Star Trek – Discovery and Nightmare Alley.

Ask your local candidate:

  • Does your party support stable tax credits?

  • Will your party work with the industry to streamline and modernize the tax credits to make sure Ontario stays competitive in a global marketplace?
  • Will your party invest in domestic content creation – to develop, produce and market original intellectual property from a wide range of diverse storytellers?

  • How will your party promote careers in the screen industry for people of all ages and from all backgrounds?
  • Will your party support training programs that consider the unique needs of our sector?

Platform Commitments

Green Party of Ontario logo

The Green Party Platform includes the following arts and culture commitments:

  • Increase investment in the Ontario Arts Council
  • Reinstate support for the Indigenous Culture Fund
Liberal Party Logo

The Liberal Party Platform contains the following commitments to the film and television industry:

  • Keep Ontario productions strong with stable and competitive film and TV tax support
  • Fully implement the Ontario Culture Strategy
Ontario NDP Logo

The NDP Platform contains the following commitments to the film and television industry:

  • Create a Provincial Arts Strategy
  • Provide competitive tax credits
  • Support cutting-edge production facilities
  • Bring industry jobs to more communities, including Northern Ontario
  • Work with the industry to make the tax credits more effective
  • Un-tether OCASE from the OFTTC and OPSTC
Ontario PC Party Logo

The PC Party has not released a platform.

They have committed to fully implementing the 2022 Provincial Budget, which included the following for the film and television industry:

  • Regulatory amendments that will extend the OFTTC and OPSTC to online productions
  • Will examine ways to untether OCASE from the OFTTC and OPSTC to eliminate complexities in the process
  • Encourage production across the province by reviewing the regional bonus in the OFTTC and the eligibility of location fees in the OPSTC

Header photo is courtesy of Elections Ontario.