It's unclear whether the C$500 million must be spent on productions directed by or featuring Canadians, or if it would apply to shows Netflix is producing in Canada simply because the country is a cheap place to shoot. While there are still active hopes of Facebook and Google investing in Canadian content, it's Netflix that's offering up the big bucks.
"It might be suggested that the Trudeau government was taken to the cleaners when it agreed to exempt Netflix from taxation in exchange for an undertaking to spend $100 million on Canadian content for five years ..."
"The Government of Canada is committed to growing our creative industries with new investments that create opportunities for creators and producers across the country to make great content that stands out", said the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. Money will also go on French-language content. This agreement-the first of its kind in the world-will ensure the investment of more than C$500 million in original production in Canada in both official languages. It's part of a widespread reform of Canadian cultural policy that includes a review of broadcasting laws and direct government funding to support domestic productions. "We look forward to continuing our work with Canadian talent, producers, broadcasters and other local partners to create Netflix originals in Canada for many years to come".
Coroner Contradicts Claims Otto Warmbier Was Tortured
His healthy skin and body weight suggest he had "round the clock care" in North Korea - even while in a coma, Sammarco said. The coroner's report, completed earlier this month, was conducted without an autopsy at the request of Warmbier's parents.
The minister announced C$125 million over five years to drive exports of cultural productions, and will push for a continued cultural exemption during North American Free Trade Agreement talks.
Billing it a first for Canada, Joly said the program will dole out funding and offer mentorship "to accelerate innovative ideas that contribute to the digital development of journalism".
The company has already co-produced a handful of Canadian television series with public broadcaster CBC and others, including Anne, based on the novelAnne of Green Gables, and Canadian author Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace.
This feature is essentially a background activity that activates to show you any music on the screen that is being played nearby. The most interesting feature rumored for the Google Pixel 2 is a new Portrait Mode for its Camera app.
Evacuations remained in effect overnight on the south side of Green River Road, from the 91 Freeway to Trudy Way, it said. At the height of the blaze, dubbed the Canyon Fire , flames climbed hillsides along a partially closed freeway.
Syrian regime forces followed up the alleged Russian bombing with an artillery bombardment of the SDF positions. The jets did not injure coalition forces, but the SDF said six of its fighters were wounded in the strike.
The Indian Army effectively and strongly retaliated to unprovoked Pakistan aggression, causing heavy damage to the enemy posts. The Indian Army has foiled Pakistan's intrusion bid in Keran of Jammu and Kashmir , media reports said.
That mission, which would see astronauts orbiting the planet rather than actually touching down, is still being conceptualized. Igor Komarov explained the first stage will centre around building the orbital area of the space station.
We've been waiting so long to see Meghan Markle and Prince Harry together and the first photos of the pair do not disappoint. Toronto resident Markle's presence was eagerly documented during the opening ceremony , as she watched on from the stands.
We also learned that rookie middle linebacker Jarrad Davis' value can be measured from his absence from Sunday's game. It assumes that, on average, it takes teams at least 10 seconds to get to the line of scrimmage and run a play.
Moore calls Islam a "false religion", and claimed that many communities in the United States live under "Sharia law" - they don't. Bob Corker: I'm sure the Tennessee Republican senator's retirement announcement wasn't meant to dovetail with Moore's victory.
Such an outcome would mean Google's shopping services ads would continue to monopolise the top of the site. The European Commission gave Google 90 days to change its behavior and that deadline ends this Friday.
Catalonia's interior minister vowed that a disputed referendum on independence from Spain will take place peacefully. Mr Forn says the central government is deploying 10,000 police officers in Catalonia for the ballot.
The commotion began when Messing joined her colleagues for a cast interview on the premiere of Megyn Kelly Today . Kelly explained she wanted to know because people often reference how "amazing" Fonda looks.
Ryanair to CANCEL 400000 more flights
Shares of Ryanair rose as much as 3 percent, the biggest gain since before news of the pilot crisis first emerged on September 15. Ryanair is cancelling a further 400,000 bookings on 18,000 flights between November this year and March 2018, it has announced.
Internet group commits $300M to computer science
Quicken Loans, which is based in Detroit , is focusing its efforts on boosting coding programs in local public schools. Almost 40 percent of high schools did not offer physics in 2015, according to Education Week Research Center.