Statistics Canada - Statistique Canada

Canadian culture in perspective: a statistical overview


This publication provides annual information on the nation's cultural fabric. The 107-page statistical compendium replaces eight former publications. It is an invaluable tool for students, teachers, policy-makers and members of the cultural sector, a sector which plays an important social and economic role in Canada.Basic data on Canadian identity and cultural diversity, culture in homes, government financial support and cultural exports are included. In addition, the publication profiles individual cultural sectors, such as book and periodical publishing, performing arts and music, visual arts, radio and television, and film and video production.

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