Impact of Elimination of Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit

The elimination of the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit will have a serious adverse impact on the film industry in the province which, in turn, will negatively impact the ability for Saskatchewan based productions that tell our own stories to the province and the world, including those about sustainability and other regional issues. In addition, the film industry provides a relatively low impact form of economic development that is human capital intensive. The Saskatchewan Office of CCPA has put together a comparison with other sectors of the Saskatchewan economy and the subsidies they receive that is worth reviewing:

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