Last fall, Ontario's arts community came out in force to participate in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS)'s consultation to develop a Culture Strategy for Ontario. Now is your chance to review the draft Culture Strategy and provide further input. This document will influence the province's vision for arts and culture, define priorities and guide government support for the sector in the years ahead.
You can participate in the next stage of consultation and provide feedback on the core elements of the draft Culture Strategy until Friday, May 13, 2016.
Below are questions to help gather your feedback on the core elements of the draft Culture Strategy. Feel free to answer any or all of the questions or share your general feedback. As outlined in the draft Culture Strategy:
You can provide feedback in the following ways:
Click here if you require alternative formats of the document or assistance in providing feedback on the draft strategy.
We understand that the final Ontario Culture Strategy will contain additional context on the importance of arts and culture, and more detail on Ontario’s vibrant culture sector.
From September to December 2015, the Ontario government, through MTCS, consulted with people across the province about the value of culture in their lives and communities.
MTCS engaged Ontarians in the following ways:
Culture Strategy community
consultation November 4, 2015, in Ottawa.
More than 2,800 people participated in the consultation:
Click here to read the Ministry's Environmental Scan of the culture sector.
Click here to read the summary of consultations.
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport will post the final Ontario Culture Strategy in June. The Ontario Arts Council is happy to pass on news about this important Government of Ontario initiative.