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Ottawa edits Gatineau out of film industry office

The overhaul of how the city funds and delivers economic development initiatives continued this month with the creation of a new commissioner to lead a recently created office designed to promote the local film, television and digital media industries.

Geneviève Ménard Hayles will lead the agency replacing the old Ottawa-Gatineau Film and Television Development Corp. She will be based at 80 Aberdeen St. in Little Italy, where Invest Ottawa – OCRI’s new name – and the city are consolidating local programs aimed at bringing more business to the city.

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Feature photo by christian razukas from Honolulu, Hawaii (Hawaii Theatre Projection Booth) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons


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Greg is a social media and digital marketing consultant who loves writing about business, technology, innovation and startups. He holds a degree in political science and history from St. Francis Xavier University, as well as a diploma in Journalism from Algonquin College. He lives in Edmonton with his wife and three kids..


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