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9.1 Key documents on cultural policy

ArtsSmarts: National Coordinator's Conference Report, UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education: Building Competencies for the 21ast Century. 2006.

Asselin, Robert: Section 41 of the Official Languages Act: Scope, Evolution and Implementation Framework. Library of Parliament. 2001.

Association of Canadian Publishers: Canadian Books in School Libraries: Raising the Profile. 2004.

Association of Canadian Publishers: Report by Diane Davy: The Impact of Digitisation on the Book Industry. 2007.

Baeker, Greg: All Talents Count - A Pilot Inventory of National Cultural Policies and Measures Supporting Cultural Diversity. Prepared by ERICarts for the International Network on Cultural Diversity, 2001. 

Baeker, Greg: Cultural Policy and Cultural Diversity in Canada. Prepared for the Council of Europe, 2000. 

Campbell, Pat: From Coast to Coast: a Thematic Summary of Canadian Adult Literary Research. 2003.

Canada Council for the Arts: Canada's Artists, as profiled in the 2000 Labour Force Survey. 2002.

Canada Council for the Arts: Comparisons of Arts Funding in Selected Countries: Preliminary Findings. 2005.  

Canada Council for the Arts: Moving Forward - Strategic Plan 2008-2011. 2007.

Canadian Association of Safe and Healthy Schools: Canadian Education Trend Report: Anti-Racism and Multicultural Education. 2001.

Canadian Commission for UNESCO University of Ottawa et al: National Arts and Learning Symposium Summary Report. 2007. 

Canadian Council on Social Development: Making Connections: Social and Civic Engagement among Canadian Immigrants. 2006.

Canadian Culture Online National Advisory Board Final Report: A Charter for the Cultural Citizen Online. 2004.

Canadian Film and Television Production Association: Profile 2007: Economic Report on the Canadian Film and Television Production Industry. 2007.

Canadian International Development Agency: Thinking Big: Responding to Urbanisation in the Developing World. 2006.

Canadian Museums Association: Canadians and their Museums. 2003.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Broadcasting Policy Monitoring Report. 2006

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Canadian Content in the 21st Century. 2002.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Ethnic Broadcasting Policy. 16 July 1999. .

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: Report by Laurence Dunbar and Christian Leblanc, Review of the Regulatory Framework for Broadcasting Services in Canada. August 2007.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission: The Future Environment Facing the Canadian Broadcasting System. 2006.

C.D. Howe Institute, Report by Francois Vaillancourt, Dominique Lemay and Luc Vaillancourt: Laggards No More. 2007. 

COM score Networks. Press Release: Worldwide internet audiences in January 2007. 2007.

Conference Board of Canada: Valuing Culture - Measuring and Understanding Canada's Creative Economy. Preliminary Research Report. March 2008.  

CONNECTUS Consulting: Economic Impact of Copyright in Canada. 2006.   

CONNECTUS Consulting: The Transformation of Value Chains in the Canadian Arts and Cultural Industries.  Final Report for the Department of Canadian Heritage. December 2007.

Créatec +: Reading and Buying Books for Pleasure. 2005.

Cultural Human Resources Council: Canada's Cultural Sector Labour Force. 2004. 

D-Code: Engage Canada. 2006.

Decima Research Inc.: The Arts in Canada: Access and Availability. 2001.

Decima Research: Report prepared for Department of Canadian Heritage, Canadian Film and Music Opinion Study. 2005.

Decode: Next Generation of Artistic Leaders and Arts Audience Dialogues. 2007.

Department of Canadian Heritage: 2006 Census of Canada Release on Immigration and Language Data - Part 1: Immigration and Non-Official Languages (December 2007) and Part 2: Broad Language Categories and Bilingualism (January 2008).

Department of Canadian Heritage: Annual Report on the Operation of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, 2006-2007:  Promoting Integration. 2008

Department of Canadian Heritage: Broadcasting Industry Overview for 2005. December 2006.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Departmental Performance Report. 2006-07 (for the period ending March 31, 2007). 2007.  

Department of Canadian Heritage: From Script to Screen, New Policy Directions for Canadian Feature Film. 2000.

Department of Canadian Heritage:  Guide to Federal Programmes for the Film and Video Sector. 2006.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Highlights from Hansard of the Minister of Canadian Heritage Appearance before the Committee of the Whole. 16 November 2004.

Department of Canadian Heritage: News Release. November 23, 2005.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Programme Activity Architecture. November 2004.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Reading and Buying Books for Pleasure. 2005

Department of Canadian Heritage: Report on Plans and Priorities, Part III of the 2008-2009 Estimates. 2008.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Response to the Standing Committee Report on the Feature Film Industry. 2006.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Report prepared by Pierre Proulx for the Department of Canadian Heritage, Selling on the Newsstand: a Guide for Small Publishers. 2006.

Department of Canadian Heritage and Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade: Report prepared by Peter Kilburn, Selling Canadian Children's Books in the UK. 2005.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Succession Planning for Book Publishers; an Overview. 2005.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Serving Canada's Multicultural Population for the Future: Canada 2017. 2005.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Summarise Evaluation of the Canadian Feature Film Policy. 2005

EKOS: Rethinking the Information Highway. 2002-03.

Environics Research Group Ltd. Arts and Heritage Participation Survey: Among Canadians of Ethnic Minority Backgrounds.  Prepared for the Department of Canadian Heritage. October 2001.

European Commission and the Government of Canada. Assessing the Costs and Benefits to a Closer EU-Canada Economic Partnership. October 2008.

Expert Panel on Accountability Mechanisms for Gender Equality: Equality for Women: Beyond the Illusion. 2006.

Fletcher, Fred, Charles Zamaria, Scott Ewing and Julian Thomas. "Cultural Consumption and the Broadband Revolution: Canada and Australia" in Academic Papers presented at the International Forum on the Creative Economy. Gatineau. 17-18 March 2008. 

Foote, John, Marjorie Stone, Hélène Destrempes and M. Sharon Jeannotte, "Immigration and Cultural Citizenship: Responsibilities, Rights, and Indicators" in Immigration, Integration and Citizenship in 21st Century Canada. Metropolis. Pending publication in 2008.

Foote, John:"Cultural Consumption and Participation" in Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol 27, Nos. 2 and 3. 2002. 

Foote, John: "Cultural Diversity and Governance in Canada". Colin Mercer (ed.): Culturelink Special Issue, 2001. 

Foote, John: « La politique culturelle fédérale au Canada» in  Loisirs et Société, Vol 22, No. 2, 1999. 

Ford Foundation: To Educate the Whole Child, Integrate the Arts: a Report on National Public Opinion Research. 2005.

Government of Canada: Response by the Government of Canada to the 9th Report of the Standing Committee, Connecting to the Canadian Experience: Diversity, Creativity and Choice. 1999. 

Government of Canada: The Government of Canada's Response to the Report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, Our Cultural Sovereignty: the Second Century of Canadians Broadcasting. 2003.

Government of Canada: The Next Act: New Momentum for Canada's Linguistic Duality. 2003.

Gouvernement de Québec de: Étude sur les technologies et les politiques culturelles dans le secteur du cinéma (Study on technologies and cultural policies in the film sector). 2006.

Gundara, Jagdish: Multiculturalism in Canada, Britain and Australia: the Role of Intercultural Education. London: Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 17 2001 / 02.

Hill Strategies Research: A Profile of the Cultural and Heritage Activities of Canadians in 2005. 2007.

Hill Strategies Research: A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada. 2004.

Hill Strategies Research: Consumer Spending on Culture in Canada, the provinces and 15 Metropolitan Areas. 2005.

Hill Strategies Research: Diversity in Canada's Arts Labour Force. 2005.

Hill Strategies Research: Volunteers in Arts and Culture Organisations in Canada in 2004. (2006).

Hackett, Robert: "Media Diversity Requires Structural Pluralism", a Submission to CRTC Public Hearings 2007-5 on Diversity of Voices. 2007.

Industry Canada and Canadian Heritage: A Framework for Copyright Reform. 2001.

Jedwab, Jack: Diversity, Demography and the Arts in Canada. 2003.

Keown, Leslie-Anne: "Keeping up with the times: Canadians and their news media diet" in: Canadian Social Trends. 2006.

Kerr, Philip, Bowley Kerr Nadeau: Copyright Law in Canada. 2006. 

Laurendeau, Andre and A. Davidson Dunton (co-presidents): Report of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism. 1967.

McGill School of Social Work: National Arts and Youth Demonstration Project. 2004.

Murray, Catherine (ed.): Proceedings of the Founding Session of the Canadian Cultural Research Network (CCRN). Ottawa. , 1998. 

Murray, Catherine: Wellsprings of Knowledge: Beyond the CBC Trap. Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2001. 

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies: Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement. 2005.

National Endowment for the Arts: To Read or Not to Read, a Question of National Consequence. 2007.

Nordicity Group Ltd: Report prepared for CBC / Radio-Canada, Analysis of Government Support for Public Broadcasting and Other Culture in Canada. June 2006

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): National Accounts and Financial Statistics  - International Measurement of the Economic and Social Importance of Culture. 2006. (

Policy Research Initiative: Social Capital: a Tool for Public Policy. 2005.

Parliamentary Research Branch: Arts and Canada's Cultural Policy. 1999. 

Phoenix Strategic Perspectives: A Report for the Department of Canadian Heritage: The Arts and Heritage in Canada - Access and Availability 2007. 2007. 

Policy Research Initiative: Measurement of Social Capital - a Reference Document for Public Policy Research, Development and Evaluation. September 2005.

Prairie Research Associates: Evaluation of the Provisions and Operations of the Status of the Artist Act: a Report for the Department of Canadian Heritage. 2002. 

Public Lending Right Commission: Annual Report 2006-2007. 2007. 

Rabinovitch, Victor: "The Social and Economic Rationales for Canada's Domestic Cultural Policies". In: Dennis Browne (ed.): The Culture / Trade Quandary. 1998. 

Solutions Research Group: Fast Forward Research Programme - Digital Life - Home and Mobile Technologies. 2005.

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: 9th Report: A Sense of Place, A Sense of Being. 1999. 

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: The Challenge of Change: a Consideration of the Canadian Book Industry. 2000.

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: Third Report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, Our Cultural Sovereignty: the Second Century of Canadian Broadcasting. 2006.

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: Feature Film Policy.2006.

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology: Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Investment Restrictions. 2003.

Standing Committee on Official Languages: 8th Report on Francophone Television Productions in Minority Environments. 2003. Statistics Canada: Aboriginal Peoples Survey. 2003.

Statistics Canada: Building on our Competencies: Canadian Results of the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey. 2005. 

Statistics Canada: Book Publishers 2004. 2006.

Statistics Canada: Canada National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth: Early Reading Ability and Later Literacy Skills .2006.

Statistics Canada: Canadian Labour Force Survey. Monthly.

Statistics Canada: Canadian School Libraries and Teacher Librarians: Results from the 2003-04 Information and Communications Technologies in Schools Survey. 2005.

Statistics Canada: Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2004. 2006.

Statistics Canada: 2001 Census of Population. 2002-03.

Statistics Canada: Culture Surveys. Annual and biennial. 2001-2006.

Statistics Canada: Culture Employment in a North American Context, 1981 to 2001. 2007.

Statistics Canada: Culture goods trade, 2006. 2007. (

Statistics Canada: Culture services trade, 2004. 2007.  (

Statistics Canada: Economic Contribution of the Culture Sector to Canada's Provinces. 2007. (

Statistics Canada: From Road to Rinks: Government Spending on Infrastructure in Canada, 1961 to 2005. 2007.

Statistics Canada: General Social Survey on Social Engagement in 2003. 2004.

Statistics Canada: General Social Survey on Time Use. 1992, 1998 and 2005.

Statistics Canada: Heritage Institutions Survey. 2006.

Statistics Canada: Internet Use Survey. 2006. 

Statistics Canada: Literary Skills among Canada's Immigrant Population. 2005.

Statistics Canada: Patterns in Culture Consumption and Participation. 2000.

Statistics Canada: Performing Arts Survey. 2006.

Statistics Canada: Portrait of Canadian Periodical Publishing (1998 and 2003). Modified 2007.

Statistics Canada, Projections of the Aboriginal Populations, Canada, Province and Territories, 2001-2017. 2001. 

Statistics Canada: Report on Cultural Trade and Investment. 2004.

Statistics Canada: Spending Patterns in Canada 2005. 2006.

Statistics Canada: Status of Women: A Plan for Gender Equality, 1995-2000.

Statistics Canada: Towards Geography of Culture: Cultural Occupations across the Canadian Urban-Rural Divide. 2007.

Statistics Canada: Women in Canada: a Gender-based Statistical Report. 5th ed. 2006.

Status of Women: A Plan for Gender Equality, 1995-2000.

Status of Women: Assessing Gender Equality: Trends in the Situation of Women and Men in Canada. 2005.

Status of Women: Women's Programme Evaluation Report and Management Response. 2006.

Task Force on Aboriginal Languages and Cultures. Towards a New Beginning: a Foundational Report for a Strategy to Revitalise First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages and Cultures. 2005.

Telefilm Canada: Annual Report. 2006.

Wall Communications Inc: The Economic Contribution of Copyright Industries to the Canadian Economy, a report prepared for the Department of Canadian Heritage. March 2004.

World Urban Forum3: The WUF3 Experience: a Canadian Experience. 2006.

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