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Ontario Media Development Corporation (Ontario Creates)

Ministry
Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries
URL
www.ontariocreates.ca
Address
SUITE 501, SOUTH TOWER, 175 BLOOR STREET EAST
TORONTO
M4W3R8
Phone
(416) 314-6858
Fax
(416) 314-6876
Background
Development Corporations Act, RSO 1990, C. D.10, S. 5; O. REG. 672/00; O. REG. 171/02 (opens a new window)
Function

The Ontario Media Development Corporation, commonly known as Ontario creates, focuses on encouraging strategic business partnerships among the converging cultural media industries, including film and television production, book and magazine publishing, sound recording and interactive digital media. In addition to fostering partnerships, the agency seeks to address the distinct challenges each of the cultural industries faces in domestic and international marketplaces.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints not more than seventeen members and designates one of the members as chair and one as vice-chair. In the case of the absence or illness of the chair or there being a vacancy in the office of the chair, the vice-chair, or if there is no vice-chair available, the member of the board designated by the Minister for the purpose, shall act as and have all the powers of the chair.

Term

Members serve for a term not exceeding three years and are eligible for reappointment.

Meetings
The board of directors of the corporation meets at least four times in each year.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 1 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) AARON CAMPBELL
28-Feb-2022 - 27-Feb-2025
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ROGER NAIR
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2024
ancaster
3. Member (Part-Time) EDITH MYERS
26-Jul-2019 - 25-Jul-2022
hamilton
4. Member (Part-Time) SANTINA COLALILLO
16-Apr-2020 - 15-Apr-2023
mississauga
5. Member (Part-Time) PHILIP FORTE
09-Jul-2020 - 08-Jul-2023
etobicoke
6. Member (Part-Time) ALDO DI FELICE
06-May-2021 - 05-May-2024
north york
7. Member (Part-Time) YURA MONESTIME
20-May-2021 - 19-May-2024
north bay
8. Member (Part-Time) PETER-JULIAN LEE
08-Jul-2021 - 07-Jul-2024
kingston
9. Member (Part-Time) JODY SUGRUE
29-Jul-2021 - 28-Jul-2024
toronto
10. Member (Part-Time) REKHA SHAH
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2024
etobicoke
11. Member (Part-Time) VINCENT GEORGIE
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2024
lasalle
12. Member (Part-Time) DIANA ARAJS
17-Feb-2022 - 16-Feb-2025
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) HOLLY THOMPSON
04-Mar-2022 - 03-Mar-2025
bala
14. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL CECI
11-Apr-2022 - 10-Apr-2025
toronto
15. Member (Part-Time) FRASER MACKENZIE
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2025
oakville
16. Member (Part-Time) DAVID DIAMOND
02-May-2022 - 01-May-2025
toronto
17. Member (Part-Time) DAVID LUBOTTA
02-May-2022 - 01-May-2025
toronto