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Netflix tells gov’t it plays positive role in Canadian productions

Media | 11/24/2016 9:53 pm EST

Canada is one of Netflix Inc.’s top three locations for original productions, and while the company doesn’t play a part in the official Canadian content system, the dollars invested in productions classified as CanCon serve to “multiply the impact of public support,” according to a submission from the company to Canadian Heritage’s sweeping cultural review. In a document filed with the department on Thursday, Netflix said that CanCon producers receive...