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Ontario Arts Council

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Direct economic impact of arts and culture in Ontario – 3.5% of Ontario’s GDP
$25.7 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

Artists in Small and Rural Municipalities in Canada Based on the 2006 Census

January 1, 2010

This report focuses on artists living in small and rural municipalities in Canada, including a brief profile of these artists by number, discipline, and work activity. The report highlights the small and rural municipalities with the highest concentration of artists. Brief profiles of these communities by province or region are also provided, including information for Ontario.

This report is part of the Statistical Insights on the Arts series by Hill Strategies Research. It is based on data from the 2006 Census of Canada.