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Find Research Reports

Browse through all of Canada Council's Research reports or search for the author, subject or theme of interest...

About Research and Evaluation

The Canada Council undertakes arts research to develop and share knowledge about our activities, as well as sector-wide trends in the...


Investing in the arts

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and arts and cultural funding in a national context.

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Key Statistics of Canada Council Funding

Take a look at key statistics of Canada Council funding, including number of grant applications received and the number awarded,...

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Council Blog: Making a Difference Across the Country

Each year the Canada Council funds artists and arts organizations across the country to the tune of over $150 million (153.6 million in...

Art Research Links

Learn more about the state of the arts in Canada and around the world

Young fans with writer Susan Juby, at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. Photo: Cathie Roy.

Artist Story

Sunshine Coast Festival sheds some light on Canadian writers

For over 30 years each August, the community of Sechelt, B.C. welcomes thousands of Canadian writers and readers to the annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. It’s a celebration of Canadian literature featuring authors and events, drawing some 9,000 book lovers to the West Coast. The community feels the glow year-round as the festival works with partners to deliver author readings to hundreds of students at local schools.

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.