Ottawa had been under pressure by Canadian broadcasters to impose a tax on Netflix, akin to fees paid by broad casters, that could be used to fund Canadian programming.
Terms of the deal with Heritage Canada see Netflix committing to creating "a multi-purpose film and television production presence" in Canada, marking the first time it has done so outside the US.
We just learned that Netflix would be playing a major role in the development of Canadian content, with the streaming giant set to spend $500 million over the next five years to fund original Canadian productions.
Mélanie Joly, the minister of Canadian heritage, said: "The Government of Canada is committed to growing our creative industries with new investments that create opportunities for creators and producers across the country to make great content that stands out". "This agreement - the first of its kind in the world - will ensure the investment of more than $500 million in original production in Canada in both official languages".
The government on its side will give a boost to the Canada Media Fund and spend Dollars 125 million on a creative export strategy.
"Fans around the world are already falling in love with Netflix originals produced in Canada", he said.
"We simply want Netflix, Amazon and others to play by the same rules as Canadian media and not take money out of Canada without contributing to Canadian programming", said Suzuki, a popular broadcaster and environmentalist.
The minister announced C$125 million over five years to drive exports of cultural productions, and will push for a continued cultural exemption during North American Free Trade Agreement talks.
- Audible, an affiliated company of Amazon, which offers audiobooks on a subscription basis, has launched its Canadian bilingual site with 100 Canadian titles in English and French.
Many protesters are carrying pro-independence flags and handmade banners, with slogans such as "we want to vote". Mr Forn says the central government is deploying 10,000 police officers in Catalonia for the ballot.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards targeted ISIS positions in eastern Syria with drones on Sunday, the Associated Press reported . The Syrian Democratic Forces entry into Deir az-Zour where a Russian-backed, Syrian regime offensive is taking place.
They are now testing the new 280 character limit with a select group of people before making a decision to expand the feature. The employees wrote that because of alphabet differences, 9 percent of tweets in English hit the 140-character limit.
Another source close to the White House said that it was the Senate Majority Leader himself who pushed Trump to back unusual . Luther Strange was appointed by the White House to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he became US attorney general.
The controversy could be bad news for television networks, if vast numbers of viewers decide to tune out all at once. The issue began when President Trump suggested NFL players who kneel during the national anthem should be fired.
According to Gatwick, it was caused by a problem with Amadeus Altea , a passenger management system used by 125 airlines . Changi Airport did not comment on whether all airlines that experienced network issues use the Amadeus Altea software.
Former England one-day captain Paul Collingwood will take a coaching role during the Test series and the ODIs against Australia. The Cuckfield-born batsmen has earned the recall after a successful year with Hampshire.
At the height of the blaze, dubbed the Canyon Fire , flames climbed hillsides along a partially closed freeway. Fire official Captain Steve Concialdi said evacuation orders will be lifted "sometime today".
The President added: If we take that option, it will be devastating, I can tell you that, devastating for North Korea. North Korean officials maintain that he contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill.
There are bound to be plenty of other features announced at the event, but those are some of the biggest things we know as of now. This is said to be available straight from the Google Camera app that's on the Pixel 2 smartphones .
United Kingdom eurosceptics elect new leader
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Fans Gush as Transformed Singer Debuts on 'The Voice'
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Almost half of abortions worldwide are not safe
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Coach Dan Quinn feels fortunate that his Falcons are 3-0
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Jon Lester Is Not Happy About The Nacho Man
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Philippines respects split on ASEAN statement
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry attend #InvictusGames
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