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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

Adam's Rib, 2012, directed by Arianna Bardesono, produced by Odelah Créations

Artist Story

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in tradition, yet address contemporary issues and practices. Power, politics, war and culture Bardesono is known for her sensitive approach to difficult plays that touch on power, politics, war and culture, such as Truth and Treason (2009) and The Poster (2011), which explore the Iraqi war and the Palestine-Israel conflict respectively. She even infuses...

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Past recipients

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