Toronto film industry made $2B in 2016: Tory

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Peter Cameron, The Canadian Press
Published Monday, February 27, 2017 1:17PM EST
Last Updated Monday, February 27, 2017 2:04PM EST

TORONTO -- Film, television and digital productions contributed more than $2 billion to Toronto's economy in 2016, Mayor John Tory said Monday as he promised to streamline regulations, helping the city compete with other global destinations.

Calling the industry a "key economic driver" for the city, Tory said that 2016 topped the previous high of $1.5 billion in 2015.


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