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Creative Cluster

Government Programs and Services

The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) promotes innovation, investment and employment in Ontario's book publishing, film and television, magazine publishing, music and interactive digital media industries. OMDC's website offers a comprehensive guide to programs and tax incentives available to Ontario's cultural entrepreneurs.

The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment provides business counselling, assistance in identifying support programs and information to help small and medium enterprises in the Entertainment and Creative Cluster deal with licensing and taxation compliance issues through its small business portal.

The Ministry of Research and Innovation provides programs and funding that could help Ontario's creative businesses develop rapidly expanding digital content production and distribution technologies and to increase R&D capacities in cluster companies. It invests in and supports research, innovation and commercialization projects and partnerships.