Canadian Culture Satellite Account, 2010

This paper articulates the Canadian Culture Satellite Account (CSA) developed by Statistics Canada. The Canadian CSA provides measures of the economic importance of culture (inclusive of the arts and heritage) and sport in Canada in terms of output, gross domestic product and employment, for reference year 2010.

The development of the Canadian Culture Satellite Account is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and its partners:

  • The provincial/territorial ministries of culture and/or heritage
  • Parks Canada
  • The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
  • The Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Telefilm Canada
  • Canadian Arts Data
  • The Cultural Human Resources Council
  • Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • The Creative City Network of Canada and all participating municipalities
  • OCAD University

This report was prepared by the staff of the Satellite Accounts and Special Studies Section, National Economic Accounts Division, Statistics Canada. We wish to acknowledge the ongoing support of staff from the Industry Accounts Division and National Economic Accounts Division of Statistics Canada, and the Department of Canadian Heritage along with its broad network of funding partners. We are especially grateful to Monique Bisaillon and Chris Jackson for their dedication, hard work and contribution to creating the Canadian Culture Satellite Account.

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