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New TV Code, Actra Nominees, Low Loonie Upside, and Vancouver Honours

(Via CNW) The CRTC has come up with a mandatory Code for television service providers that requires them, among other things, to let consumers know what they’re signing up for in an easily understandable way.

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From Strike to Still Standing to the Ultimate Airport

(via bcbusiness.ca) Mary Beach reports the BC film industry gets quite the business boost for measly money. U.S. film companies have been able to benefit from the Canadian dollar since it is decreasing in value

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Mixed Feelings in Ladner Village, Faraci in Super Why!, Haggis in Going Clear

Who doesn’t love the BC film industry? Some of the business owners in Ladner Village, where there’s been a filming boom of sorts, reports the CBC’s Maryse Zeidler. Though it’s mostly great for both parties,

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Low Dollar Benefits, Game of Homes Casting Call, Telefilm Funding

More on how the low dollar — plus “the support of government, depth of movie crew talent and quality of facilities and studios” is giving a boost to the film industry in the Lower Mainland

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3 Revisited: BC, CRTC, and The Envelope (Please)

On this Monday morning we’re catching up with further news on a few stories we brought you earlier. It seems there may be only two reasons not to worry about the BC film industry, after

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3 Reasons Not to Worry About BC’s Film Industry

In 2013, the Save B.C. Film movement worked for higher provincial tax credits for  the film industry — and though that never came through, it looks as if the group’s ultimate goal may be reached.

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