Screen Nova Scotia (the industry trade group) has created some informative videos (posted on their YouTube account).

Part 1: What is a NS Film Tax Credit?
Part 2: The Infamous 99%
  • ??? "...will completely collapse...loss of 2500+ jobs..." Again, numbers seem high. Entire industry won't disappear - broadcasters and whatever remnants can survive in new regime would remain.
  • ??? "...Saskatchewan...850 jobs, gone..." Saskatchewan did not have 850 direct jobs at time of tax credit elimination. That number is a 14 year average including much better years before 2008 recession, from which the industry had not recovered before the credit was eliminated. CMPA data actually shows oddly limited reduction in volume/employment, given the decimation of the traditional industry after 2012.
Part 3: The NS Government Plan To Change The FTC