Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has announced a newly approved production through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Feb. 26. Documentary series, Maritime Museums, produced by Winter Light Productions Limited, has been approved for a funding commitment of $227,200 based on an eligible Nova Scotia expenditure of $710,000. More details about productions approved for incentives through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund are available on the NSBI website at http://www.nsbi.ca/filmfunding . To learn more about the application process, eligible costs and guidelines, go to Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund at http://www.nsbi.ca . -30- the fund applies to eligible costs such as labour, goods or services purchased from a Nova Scotia-based supplier when an application is approved, NSBI issues a commitment letter which can be used for bank financing. When the applicant enters the official incentive agreement, the agreement can also be used for the financing process when the production is approved for a funding commitment, the funds are placed in reserve when the production is complete the applicant submits a final claim to NSBI for processing and disbursement all applications and claims are processed and approved by NSBI Quick facts:
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“Had it not been for the staff at Edinburgh Napier University raising their concerns about missing stock, we may never have uncovered what Barr was up to and even larger quantities of books may have ended up being taken from the institutions.”We conducted a thorough investigation that identified the scale of Darren Barr’s offending and ensured he was brought to justice.”All reports of acquisitive crime are treated with the utmost seriousness and a professional and robust inquiry will always be carried out to identify those responsible.” Barr stole thousands of books from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot Watt University.Credit:Getty Images A bookworm who stole titles from the University of Edinburgh and other institutions raked in £40,000 from flogging them online – but was jailed on Wednesday.Darren Barr, 28, who also used the name Alexander Van De Kamp, was sentenced to more than two years after the ‘brazen’ thefts.Barr stole thousands of books from the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot Watt University.In less than a year, between October 2017 and August 2018, he took around 7,000 books and resold them online.The lucrative thefts netted him about £40,000 – and 1,300 books have so far been recovered from across Britain.Some 260 of the recovered books belonged to the University of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt, while the majority had been nicked from Edinburgh Napier University – which called in police after discovering the scale of missing books. Barr was arrested and charged in connection with the theft and illegal resale of the books in September last year.He was sentenced to 25 months when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to four counts of theft.Detective Sergeant Dougal Begg from Corstorphine CID said: “This is one of the most brazen and high-value thefts from our universities that I can ever recall and the amount of money Darren Barr was able to make by resetting stolen books is staggering. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings.