Provincial and Territorial Culture Satellite Account, 2010


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

The development of the PTCSA is funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and its partners:

  • The provincial/territorial ministries of culture and/or heritage
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Telefilm Canada
  • The Cultural Human Resources Council
  • Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • The Creative City Network of Canada and all participating municipalities
  • Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCAD)
  • Alliance for Arts + Culture

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.

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