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Lights, cameras ... halt the action: stopping Toronto film shoots difficult

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 3:51 PM | By Terry Davidson

The frequency with which film crews shoot in Toronto may be a nuisance to some, but one can either go through the arduous —  and likely fruitless — process of fighting it or accept it as a perpetual and booming industry for Hogtown, says a prominent municipal lawyer.

John Mascarin, Aird and Berlis LLPWith film, television and digital production bringing billions of dollars into Toronto every year, the shooting of scenes on the city’s streets and in its neighborhoods is simply a fact of urban living,...