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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,...

Art Research Links

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

Pastelle LeBlanc, musician. Photo: Isabelle Paille.

Artist Story

Pastelle LeBlanc goes solo to spotlight accordion and mouth music

In June 2011, musician Pastelle LeBlanc of the award-winning Acadian group Vishtèn devoted a year to create solo material. For her debut album, the PEI accordionist wanted to compose traditionally-inspired works for her instrument, including a few “turluttes.” With support from the Canada Council, LeBlanc further developed her skills through music studies and collaboration with Indiana composer Greg Larson…

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Past recipients

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