1 February 2016

    In search of the creative economy

    Analyses of the Provincial and Territorial 2015-16 Budgets from the Perspective of Arts, Culture and Heritage

    The fourth annual analyses of provincial and territorial budgets from the perspective of the cultural sector is now available.

    Entitled In Search of the Creative Economy: Analyses of the Provincial and Territorial 2015-2016 Budgets from the Perspective of Arts, Culture and Heritage, the document was co-authored by M. SHARON JEANNOTTE, senior fellow at the Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa, and ALAIN PINEAU, former executive director of the Canadian Conference of the Arts.

  • 1 March 2016

    The TPP and Cultural Diversity

    By ALEXANDRE MALTAIS During the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), Canada supported the idea of including a “cultural exception” in the text in order to preserve federal and provincial cultural policies and give effect to Canada’s obligations (...)

  • New report on the global flow of cultural goods in the digital age

    The trade of cultural goods doubled during the period 2004-2013 despite a global recession and a massive shift among consumers of movies and music towards web-based services. A new report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), The Globalisation of Cultural (...)

The Coalition represents the members, artists and creators of 33 leading Canadian associations of cultural professionals who strongly believe in the legitimate right of governments to adopt policies favourable to the diversity of cultural expressions against the risk of cultural homogeneity in the context of globalization.
The Coalition is the only national association bringing together the main trade organizations and associations of professionals in the cultural sector: publishing, audiovisual and new media, music, performing arts and visual arts. In total, the Coalition’s 33 members represent no less than 180,000 creators and 2,200 companies and non profit organizations from all parts of Canada.
Sharing our Creative Diversity

142 States as well as the European Union have so far ratified the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

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