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Cultural employment and training

Volume 7 No 2 / May 28, 200828 May 2008

In this issue: a number of reports on culture employment in Canada, including a Statistics Canada examination of culture occupations in non-cultural sectors, a study of a potential policy framework for creative labour, and reports on professional development in Ontario’s cultural sector.

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Enriching Our Work in Culture: Professional Development in Ontario’s Cultural Sector

Arts Research Monitor

This study, prepared for the Cultural Careers Council of Ontario (CCCO) by Ipsos-Reid, provides information about professional development practices in Ontario’s cultural sector, including data about “how much training is pursued, the types of traini… View this resource

From Economy to Ecology: A Policy Framework for Creative Labour

Arts Research Monitor

This report acknowledges that the creative economy is growing faster than most other sectors and, in Canada, accounts for a greater share of GDP than many primary resource sectors. Despite this, Canada, like many other countries, does not have a comp… View this resource

Creative Input: The Role of Culture Occupations in the Economy during the 1990s

Arts Research Monitor

Short summary available at http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/080410/d080410c.htm Using data from the 1991, 1996 and 2001 censuses, this Statistics Canada report notes that the growth in the number of culture workers was 38% between 1991 and 2001, a… View this resource

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