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Browse through all of Canada Council's Research reports or search for the author, subject or theme of interest...

About Research and Evaluation

The Canada Council undertakes arts research to develop and share knowledge about our activities, as well as sector-wide trends in the...

Read about the Canada Council’s funding

Find detailed information on the Canada Council’s funding activities–at all levels–in our “Funding to Artists and Arts Organizations: National Overview, Provincial and Territorial Profiles”. This report provides more than just a statistical analysis of grants awarded in a given 12-month period; it also highlights the diversity and dynamism of the professional arts in Canada today, in literally hundreds of communities across the country.

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Investing in the arts

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and arts and cultural funding in a national context.

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Key Statistics of Canada Council Funding

Take a look at key statistics of Canada Council funding, including number of grant applications received and the number awarded,...

Art Research Links

Learn more about the state of the arts in Canada and around the world

Alexandre Fecteau, during a rehearsal at the Théâtre du Trident.

Artist Story

Alexandre Fecteau –2013 John Hirsch Prize 2013

Critics and audiences are unanimous in hailing playwright and director Alexandre Fecteau as one of the leading figures of his generation. The originality of his approach transforms the theatre into a place of real contact between the spectator and the actors. For a useful theatre The path taken by Alexandre Fecteau is a reflection of the type of theatre he proposes: unique and multidisciplinary. With a BA (philosophy) and MA (theatre) from Laval University and an interdisciplinary arts degree...

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.