This report examines the arts, culture and heritage workforce in Canada, based on 45 occupations from the 2001 census.
The State of Theatre for Young People in Ontario: Voices from the Field (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 3)
Based on input from 31 stakeholders who contributed to focus group sessions, interviews and questionnaires, this report, prepared by Hill Strategies Research for the Ontario Arts Council, summarizes qualitative research into the financial realities and artistic and business practice in Ontario's theatre for young people sector.
This report, based largely on survey work done by People for Education, argues that "nearly a decade of cuts to funding for both education and culture have proven devastating for arts programs in Ontario schools".
Education Indicators in Canada, Variation in Literacy Skills among Canadian Provinces (17 Oct 2005 | Vol. 3 | No. 3)
Education Indicators in Canada summarizes data on education funding, student achievement and the nature of the school-age population in Canada.
Prepared for the Ontario Trillium Foundation by Hill Strategies Research Inc.
The two fact sheets in this series highlight the economic impacts of 97 of Ontario's festivals and events, including non-profit organizations involved in culture, sports, recreation and community-based initiatives.
Competing for Talent: Implications for Social and Cultural Policy in Canadian City-Regions
Devoted to the debate over the "creative class" theories of Richard Florida, this issue attempts to review the most salient reports and articles from supporters, followers and detractors of the creative class theories, with a particular focus on Canadian implications.
ArtFacts, Volume 8, No. 1
The donors report (http://www.hillstrategies.com/resources_details.php?resUID=1000032) shows that 451,000 Canadians 15 years of age or older made direct financial donations worth about $47.9 million to arts and culture organizations in 2000. A separate report on volunteers (http://www.hillstrategies.com/resources_details.php?resUID=1000030) shows that 351,000 Canadians 15 years of age or older volunteered for arts and culture organizations in Canada in 2000.
Prepared by Decima Research Inc. for the Department of Canadian Heritage