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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...

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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,...

Graphic of Council funding across Canada

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

Artist Story

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in tradition, yet address contemporary issues and practices. Power, politics, war and culture Bardesono is known for her sensitive approach to difficult plays that touch on power, politics, war and culture, such as Truth and Treason (2009) and The Poster (2011), which explore the Iraqi war and the Palestine-Israel conflict respectively. She even infuses...

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Past recipients

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