NDP to sink $1.8M in failing film studio

The NDP government is ponying up nearly $1.8 million to buy a Winnipeg sound stage that has been swimming in red ink. The bailout is being praised by the film industry, but called another example of corporate welfare by critics.
Culture Minister Eric Robinson said yesterday there was too much at stake to let Prairie Production Centre go belly up.
Winnipeg Sun: NEWS – NDP to sink $1.8M in failing film studio