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Arts Promotion

CAPACOA’s Arts Promotion efforts focus on cultural policy advancement, public awareness, research and ways and means that unite the sector. The COVID-19 pandemic did not change our overall arts promotion strategy. It confirmed its necessity.

Documenting the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chart showing GDP variations between the last quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2021. The Canadian economy and the culture sector display a steady recovery after the initial drop. The live performance domain drops sharply during the second quarter of 2020 and then recovers by only 3 percentage points over the next three quarters.

Latest COVID Impact Statistics

National Culture Indicators

National Arts and Culture Impact Survey

Chronicles of a pandemic

Helping Shape Policy and Budget Responses

Recommendations in advance of the 2023 federal budget, October 2022

Brief on the Performing Arts and the Visitor Economy, July 2022

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage study on the recovery from the impact of COVID-19 – Opening statement, February 2022

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage study on the recovery from the impact of COVID-19 – Supplementary statistics, February 2022

Recommendations in advance of the 2022 federal budget, August 6, 2021

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage study of Challenges and Issues Faced by the Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sectors During the COVID-19 Pandemic, November 30, 2020

Submission regarding the recovery framework, September 17, 2020

Take Action: Participate in the #FutureOfLIVE Campaign

Now’s the time to contact your Member of Parliament and let them know that the live performance sector deserves new investments from the federal government.

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Additional resources

Performing arts statistics

Updated: November 29, 2022