Upcoming Film Notification - Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Posted on Thursday October 01, 2020

Our office is pleased to inform the community of a proposed film project in Galt!

Odd Squad is an award winning children’s educational series airing on both TVOKids in Canada and PBS Kids in the United States, that relies on humour to teach basic math skills and math related concepts.

Odd Squad will be filming in and around Imperial Lane and Queens Square on both Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Impacts are anticipated to be minimal as this is a “second unit” project – meaning cast and crew requirements on set will be reduced and contained. No road closures have been requested at this time, however proposed intermittent stoppages are noted below.

Hero locations:

  • Queens Square on Tuesday, October 6, 2020
  • Sidewalk bordering Imperial Lane (behind Main St facing buildings) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Anticipated Impacts:

  • Intermittent stoppages within Queens Square on Tuesday, October 6 (outside of rush hours)
  • Filming is exepcted to wrap each night prior to 11:00pm

Parking:

  • Limited on street parking within Queens Square and Water St S during filming in each area
  • 20 spaces in Water St Lot #2 on October 7, 2020
  • Base camp facilities have not been requested at this time

Special Effects:

  • None

Film projects bring excitement and activity to our community, and we are thrilled to welcome this crew to Cambridge.  We respectfully remind our residents that a film set is a workplace, and as such is exempt from provincial gathering limits.  For more information regarding how this industry is responding to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the safety precautions in place to keep both industry professionals and our communities healthy, please visit the Ontario Creates website or review the Section 21 Health & Safety Committee Guidelines for film. Kindly ensure you maintain physical distancing from set to provide cast and crew ample space to work.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to our office with any questions or concerns, invest@cambridge.ca, (519) 740-4685, ext 4724.