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Issue 1 - July 2018

OMDC Business Intelligence Bulletin

Welcome to our first issue! Each quarter we’ll share links to research studies, industry statistics, trends, policy development and resources of interest to Ontario’s creative industries.

Recent Events and Podcasts

  • OMDC Talks – Digital Dialogue Breakfast: Exploring Best Practices in Company Development, Hamilton, ON May 29, 2018 (opens new window)
  • OMDC Talks – Digital Dialogue Breakfast: End Game: Leveraging Research Conclusions and Recommendations, Toronto, ON, April 20, 2018 (opens new window)

All Podcasts

Recent OMDC-Funded Reports


(opens new window)Screen Composers Guild of Canada

Gender in the Canadian Screen Composing Industry


(opens new window)eBOUND Canada

Canadian Ebooks in Public Libraries: A Gap Analysis Report on Trends and Issues in Ebook Collection Practices

All Reports

Creative Industries Policy

  • Canadian Heritage has launched a new program called Creative Export Canada (CEC). This program will provide $7 million a year to Canadian companies and organizations that are “ready to export and work in a creative industry or in support of one.” To read the full press release, (opens new window)click here.
  • On June 5, 2018, the Government of Canada announced a legislative review of the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act. The review will be led by a (opens new window)panel of experts, chaired by Janet Yale. For more information about the review, including the terms of reference, (opens new window)click here.
  • A statutory review of the Copyright Act by the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology is currently in progress. For information on the review, or to submit a brief, (opens new window)click here.