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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

Bar chart on employment change in 2020 compared to 2019. The arts, entertainment and recreation sector is at the top of the chart, above accommodation and food services.

Latest COVID Impact Statistics

Analyses of the Labour Force Survey

National Arts and Culture Impact Survey

Chronicles of a pandemic

Helping Shape Policy and Budget Responses

Revised budget submission, February 11, 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

Pre-budget recommendations, August 6, 2020

Take Action

If you want to contribute to CAPACOA’s arts promotion efforts:

  1. Contact your MP and tell her/him/they how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting you.

  2. Participate in awareness raising campaigns such as #ForTheLoveofLive and hardesthit.ca.

  3. Consider joining CAPACOA’s Advocacy Committee – contact Frédéric Julien for more information.

Additional resources

Performing arts statistics

Updated: February 17, 2021