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Critics say Ubisoft’s tax credits have also created an unhealthy mix of negative factors influencing the province’s economy. (HANDOUT)
Critics say Ubisoft’s tax credits have also created an unhealthy mix of negative factors influencing the province’s economy. (HANDOUT)

Critics concerned over video-game hub's influence on Quebec economy Add to ...

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Quebec is home to one of the most important video-game development hubs in the world. Such bragging rights, though, may have come at a hefty price.

The century-old red-brick Ubisoft building in the eastern sector of Montreal’s hip Mile End district has gradually taken on the glow of near-iconic status over the past 19 years as Paris-based parent Ubisoft Entertainment SA built up a major presence in the city and helped to establish Quebec as a game-developers’ paradise.

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