Building on Success: A Human Resources Development Strategy for the Cultural Sector (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 4)
The report notes that "three issues stand out as the key elements of a national, cross-sectoral human resources development strategy": management, career self-employment, and career-long learning. The report outlines challenges, objectives and options for action in addressing these issues.
This report examines the arts, culture and heritage workforce in Canada, based on 45 occupations from the 2001 census.
A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada (based on the 2001 Census) (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 4)
Focusing on nine arts occupations, A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada finds a number of significant characteristics about artists, including high levels of education, a high proportion of self-employment, a predominance of women, very low earnings, and strong growth in the number of artists between 1971 and 2001.
(Who are Quebec’s Writers? and Can’t Live off Writing) Statistiques en bref, No. 1 and 2 (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 1)
Original title: Qui sont les écrivains et les écrivaines du Québec? Écrire ne fait pas vivre
"Who are Quebec's Writers?" provides a detailed sociological portrait of writers, based on a survey of 768 published writers in the province.
This report provides a brief summary of dance programs, policies and challenges in various countries.
This report, prepared by Hill Strategies, uses 71 interviews with media artists, arts organizations and funders to examine the realities, functioning and importance of Canada's media arts sector. The sector was found to be "rapidly changing, difficult to define, very active and struggling to find money for its activities". Interviewees indicated that the production and exhibition of works by Aboriginal and culturally diverse artists are key to the development of the media arts.
This study follows the earnings, work patterns and work histories of graduates of a Massachusetts college dance program.