Research

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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...

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

Artist Story

Kingston WritersFest: a celebration of books for authors and readers

Every year, thousands of book lovers gather in Eastern Ontario for the Kingston WritersFest. The 4-day literary festival is a creative meeting place for Canada’s outstanding authors and avid readers – offering readings, masterclasses and professional development seminars for aspiring writers. Social media and podcasts keep the conversations alive throughout the year.

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Past recipients

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