Via Bryan Munn, some startling news:
OTTAWA/TORONTO —Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty have announced a $50-million aid package for Canada’s struggling comic book industry.
They said Canada’s bailout, which they called a “short term loan,” is proportionate to the operations of Canadian retailers and publishers, which are estimated to be about 20 per cent of North American production.
The two leaders announced the package on Tuesday morning at a joint press conference in Toronto. Continue reading