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

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


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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,...

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Council Blog: Making a Difference Across the Country

Each year the Canada Council funds artists and arts organizations across the country to the tune of over $150 million (153.6 million in...

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Pastelle LeBlanc, musician. Photo: Isabelle Paille.

Artist Story

Pastelle LeBlanc goes solo to spotlight accordion and mouth music

In June 2011, musician Pastelle LeBlanc of the award-winning Acadian group Vishtèn devoted a year to create solo material. For her debut album, the PEI accordionist wanted to compose traditionally-inspired works for her instrument, including a few “turluttes.” With support from the Canada Council, LeBlanc further developed her skills through music studies and collaboration with Indiana composer Greg Larson…

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Past recipients

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