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

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  2. $1 Billion Recreation Spending in the Sagebrush Lands
    2014 - USA

    Protecting the sagebrush ecosystems in the western US will benefit local economies.

  3. 1998 Arctic Winter Games - Economic Impact
    1998 - Canada

    The 1998 AWG resulted in ‘autonomous spending’ of approximately $3.385 million in the Territorial economy and "direct autonomous spending’ in the Yellowknife economy of approximately $3.679...

  4. 2003 Canada Winter Games Economic Impact Assessment
    2003 - Canada

    The combined spending of the operations, capital and visitors were estimated to be $38.7 million, which generated a total potential economic activity of $70.4 million in the province. Of this,...

  5. 2003 World Youth Athletic Championships Economic Impact Assessment
    2004 - Canada

    The combined spending of the operations, capital and visitors were estimated to be just over $18.9 million5, which generated a total potential economic activity of nearly $39.6 million in the...

  6. 2005 Canada Summer Games; Economic Impact Assessment
    2006 - Canada

    Total expenditures as a result of the 2005 Canada Summer Games including combined capital, visitor and operations expenditure were substantial, totalling nearly 59.8 million. The majority of the...

  7. 2008 Arctic Winter Games: Economic Impact Assessment
    2008 - Canada

    The combined spending of operations and visitors to the 2008 Arctic Winter Games exceeded $6.6 million, generating an estimated $13.2 million in economic activity for the Northwest Territories, of...

  8. 2010 Arctic Winter Games Grande Prairie, Alberta: Event Analysis And Economic Impact Study
    2011 - Canada

    Direct visitor spending and event operations expenditures invested into the economy (province‐wide) and attributed to hosting the 2010 Arctic Winter Games in Grande Prairie, Alberta were...

  9. 2011 World Allround Speed Skating Championship Event Economic Impact Report
    2013 - Canada

    The economic impact of the World Speed Skating Championship was approximately $1.21 million for the province of Alberta. with 17.5 person years of employment generated.

  10. A Comparison of Local Expenditures Resulting From Two Community Wildlife Festivals
    2002 - Canada

    “The festivals were a key driver of visitor motivations and activities. The festival was more central for visitors to the Snow Goose Festival than the Brant Festival. The Snow Goose Festival...

  11. A Literature Review of the Evidence Base for Culture, the Arts and Sport Policy
    2004 - Scotland

    Scotland’s Centre for Cultural Policy review of the social and economic impacts of culture, the arts and sport provided robust research evidence, both national and international, on the reduction...

  12. A Snapshot of the Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation
    2012 - USA

    Spending on outdoor recreation is a vital part of the U. S. national and western economies. It means jobs and incomes and can be the lifeblood of many rural communities in the West.

  13. 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.”

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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