DOC Urges Creation of Emergency Temporary Fund to Support Canadian Productions During COVID-19

DOC Supports Immediate Creation of a Government-backed Emergency Temporary Fund for Canadian Productions Impacted by COVID-19

Due to a lack of insurance coverage related to COVID-19, many Canadian productions are currently at risk of being postponed to next year or abandoned altogether. For these reasons, DOC strongly supports the immediate creation of a government-backed emergency temporary fund to indemnify Canadian productions for costs related to COVID-19 interruptions.

To read DOC's full statement to the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, P.C., M.P., Minister of Canadian Heritage, click here

DOC HST Number: 13173 9245 RT 0001