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7.03 Leisure programs, services, and parks draw tourism and contribute to local economies. (recreation, sport, arts, culture, outdoor/environmental)

  1. Found: 1-12 of 110 entries
    2007 - Australia

    Between 1999 and 2006 cultural and heritage tourism achieved an average annual growth of 4% for international visitors, increasing to 2.6 million visitors while domestic overnight increased to 9.8...

  3. [Australia] The Value of Sport and Physical Recreation to Tasmania
    2010 - Australia

    Although the current levels of investment in sport and physical recreation (SPR) yield a strong return, a more economically efficient outcome can be achieved by increasing the regular rate of...

  4. [Australia] Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music
    2014 - Australia

    In 2014 live music contributed $15.7 billion worth of economic, social and cultural benefits to the Australian community. 

  5. [Canada] The Economic Significance of Amateur Sport and Active Recreation in Edmonton in 2000 (Final Report)
    2001 - Canada

    The City of Edmonton’s expenditures on amateur sport and active recreation in the year 2000 are estimated to have contributed to a total economic output for the region of approximately 22.67 times...

  6. [Canada] Economic Restructuring through Culture in Small Towns and Rural Areas: Building Creative Rural Econo
    2008 - Canada

    The professionalization of urban planning which occurred in the 1950s and 1960s, and its institutionalization as a function of local government, undermined the more holistic views. The primary...

  7. [Canada] Artists by Neighbourhood in Canada
    2005 - Canada

    ” The arts contribute to the quality of life as well as the social and economic vitality of communities. The arts may also attract talented people, jobs and investment to communities.”

  8. [Canada] Choreographing community sustainability: The importance of cultural planning to community viability
    2007 - Canada

    "Many Canadian municipalities and city regions have recognized the importance of cultural development and planning in contributing to community identity and the ability to attract and retain...

  9. [Canada] Prince George Heritage Strategic Plan
    2006 - Canada

    “The conservation of heritage can increase property values and provide opportunities for business, property owners and tourism. A coordinated approach to heritage programming can take advantage of...

  10. [Canada] Heritage Institutions in Canada: Impacts and Benefits
    2001 - Canada

    “Canada’s heritage institutions are an important component of the arts and culture sector. They form a large and key cultural attraction to the communities in which they are located and are of...

  11. [Canada] Juno Awards, Calgary - An Economic Impact Analysis
    2008 - Canada

    The Juno Awards had a significant economic impact on Calgary’s metropolitan area and the rest of Alberta generating a significant increase in the local and provincial GDP, increased employment, and...

  12. [Canada] Social and Economic Value of Public Libraries, Museums, Arts and Sport in Northern Ireland Phase I:
    2008 - Canada

    Arts, culture and sports create a ‘public value’ in their own right and this public value contributes to a wide range of other objectives of our society and economy.

  13. [Canada] Census Metropolitan Areas as culture clusters
    2004 - Canada

    Canada’s three largest CMAs, Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver led all CMAs in terms of numbers of workers in culture industries in 2001. Together they had 64% of CMA culture industry workers,...

Leadership Provided By:

  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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