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Mandate letter for Minister of Canadian Heritage

Dear Ms. Joly:I am honoured that you have agreed to serve Canadians as Minister of Canadian Heritage.

We have promised Canadians a government that will bring real change – in both what we do and how we do it. Canadians sent a clear message in this election, and our platform offered a new, ambitious plan for a strong and growing middle class. Canadians expect us to fulfill our commitments, and it is my expectation that you will do your part in delivering on those promises to Canadians.

We made a commitment to invest in growing our economy, strengthening the middle class, and helping those working hard to join it. We committed to provide more direct help to those who need it by giving less to those who do not. We committed to public investment as the best way to spur economic growth, job creation, and broad-based prosperity. We committed to a responsible, transparent fiscal plan for challenging economic times.


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Hill StrategiesThe Arts Research Monitor, created by Hill Strategies Research in 2002, provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture. The Monitor should be useful to artists, arts managers, funders, policy makers, researchers and others with an interest in learning more about the arts and culture. The Arts Research Monitor is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council. Economic, social, and health benefits of the arts

Economic, social, and health benefits of the arts Vol. 13 No 4 October 2014
In this issue: Summaries of three recent landmark studies related to the benefits of the arts, including Canadian and English summaries of various aspects of the impacts of the arts as well as new estimates of the economic impact of culture in Canada.
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Hill Strategies Research Inc Vol. 12 No. 3 July 2013

Vol. 12 No 3 July 2013 © Hill Strategies Research Inc., 2013 ISSN 1708-170X Information about Arts Disciplines – Dance, Orchestras, Documentaries.

In this issue: A focus on research into specific disciplines within the arts and culture in Canada, including two studies of dance and dancers, data on the state of Canadian orchestras, and a report on documentary production.

Articles, Canada Dance Mapping Study: Literature Review A component of the Canada Dance Mapping Study – which seeks to provide a comprehensive profile of the breadth and dance activity across Canada – this literature review examines a number of research sources regarding the state of dance in Canada, including professional, non-professional, and social dance. (more…)