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Find Research Reports

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...


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,...

Graphic of Council funding across Canada

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...

Art Research Links

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

Sue Urquhart

Artist Story

Sue Urquhart: international networking to advance the arts

Sue Urquhart, former Director of the Atlantic Presenters Association, travelled to build ties between artists and organizations from different countries. She took part in the June 2011 Congress of the International Society for the Performing Arts held in Toronto. There she took part in discussions on cultural spaces, technology, fostering relationships with audiences and new funding models. In January 2012, she attended the ISPA Congress again – this time in New York City...

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Past recipients

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