Volume: 5 Issue: 2
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From Bronze to Gold outlines "10 solid steps toward a creative economy" and "five creative leaps to consider" in order to boost Canadian productivity and position Canada to compete more effectively in a global economy. From a cultural standpoint, this Canadian Council of Chief Executives report provides much encouragement but also some difficulties.
This American report examines various aspects of artists' centres, including their formation, funding and transformation, their impacts on artists, communities, neighbourhoods and economies, and their organizational challenges. The authors "found rich and compelling evidence that artists' centers further the quality of artists' work and enable more of them to make a living at it".
These three reports from Hill Strategies' Statistical Insights on the Arts series highlight the number and earnings of artists in Canadian cities, small municipalities and neighbourhoods based on the 2001 census.