Government spending on culture

Volume 10 No 1 / July 27, 201127 July 2011

In this issue: Recent Canadian datasets and reports have provided insights into government spending on culture, including a benchmark Statistics Canada dataset, an analysis of federal cultural spending between 2008-09 and 2010-11, and a report on provincial government spending on culture.


Provincial Government Spending on the Arts and Culture in Saskatchewan in 08/09

Arts Research Monitor

This report, prepared for the Saskatchewan Arts Alliance by Hill Strategies Research, relies on Statistics Canada data to examine provincial government spending on culture in 2008-09. The provincial data includes operating spending, capital spending… View this resource

Public Cultural Investments under Canada’s 40th Parliament

Arts Research Monitor

This examination of federal cultural spending between 2008/09 and 2010/11, provided as a Bulletin from the Canadian Conference of the Arts (a national forum for Canada’s arts and cultural community), is based on “funding figures from the Department o… View this resource

Government Expenditures on Culture in 2008/09

Arts Research Monitor

Statistics Canada recently released a brief overview and data regarding government spending on culture in 2008-09. The data includes direct government support for culture through operating expenditures, capital expenditures and grants. Excluded are i… View this resource

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