Culture and the Creative Economy

Volume 8 No 1 / June 23, 200923 June 2009

In this issue: A number of reports on the creative economy, including the role of arts and culture in stimulating innovation and creativity. An international forum examines the creative economy around the globe, while other reports highlight the prospects for the creative economy in two Canadian provinces.


Building the Creative Economy in Nova Scotia

Arts Research Monitor

This report outlines the nature of the emerging creative economy, where “human creativity is a defining feature of contemporary life”. The report identifies four “critical success factors in building a successful creative economy”: (1) leadership and… View this resource

Ontario in the Creative Age

Arts Research Monitor

For Ontario to become a “world leader in the creative age”, this report argues that building prosperity for all Ontarians will require “drawing more broadly on the creative skills of our people and workforce, developing stronger clustered industries,… View this resource

The International Forum on the Creative Economy

Arts Research Monitor

The International Forum on the Creative Economy, a two-day forum in Gatineau, Quebec in March 2008, provides “evidence on the current and future economic forces and trends impacting the innovation, creative, and knowledge-based economies”. Presentati… View this resource

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