This portion of our site provides more information about some custom research projects that have been commissioned from Hill Strategies Research, including links to additional information or full reports. Our clients have included arts organizations, arts associations and partnerships, arts councils, municipalities, and government departments.
19 July 2006
Artists by Region in Ontario, a report commissioned by the Ontario Arts Council, provides an in-depth examination of artists in various regions of Ontario, including counties, districts, local municipalities and postal areas. A key strength of the report is the quantity of local detail provided, including newly-commissioned data for every county in Ontario.
8 May 2006
Just a short note to encourage members of the Canadian arts community to fill out your Census questionnaires as fully and accurately as possible – especially those of you who receive the longer Census form, which contains a number of work-related questions.
18 January 2006
A new web resource, ArtsResearchMonitor.com, provides easy access to individual articles from current and past issues of the Arts Research Monitor.
7 July 2005
This report examines spending on culture by federal, provincial, and municipal governments in Canada, focusing largely on changes in spending between 1992-93 and 2002-03. The report examines government spending by cultural subsector, by level of government, by province, and in relation to population size.
2 May 2005
Based on the 2001 census, this study finds a number of significant characteristics about artists in Ontario, 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 1991 and 2001.