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Ontario Arts Council

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Direct economic impact of Ontario’s culture sector – 4.1% of Ontario’s GDP
$27.7 billion


Kathryn Townshend

Director of Research, Policy and Evaluation
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7456

Michael Choo

Research Analyst
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7445

Peter Meyler

Freedom of Information & Records Management Coordinator

Artists in Canada's Provinces, Territories and Metropolitan Areas

October 1, 2004

This report provides an analysis of artists residing in each province, territory and Census Metropolitan Area in Canada, including statistics concerning the number of artists, artists’ earnings, and trends in the arts labour force between 1991 and 2001.