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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...

Read about the Canada Council’s funding

Find detailed information on the Canada Council’s funding activities–at all levels–in our “Funding to Artists and Arts Organizations: National Overview, Provincial and Territorial Profiles”. This report provides more than just a statistical analysis of grants awarded in a given 12-month period; it also highlights the diversity and dynamism of the professional arts in Canada today, in literally hundreds of communities across the country.

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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,...

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Art Research Links

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

David Miller, Exits (Gas Chamber and Crematorium 1, Auschwitz, August 24, 2010), 2012, chromogenic colour prints mounted on aluminum

Artist Story

David Miller: 2014 Duke & Duchess of York Prize

“Photographs have a special connection to the worlds they describe and create, to those things that once existed but no longer do.” - David Miller David Miller’s photography registers presence and absence… what’s inside the frame and what exists outside of the frame. In an era of fleeting snapshots that appear and disappear in cyberspace, his works are testament to the power of photographs as objects – time bound memorials of elusive subjects....

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Past recipients

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