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7.04 Recreation, fitness, sport, arts, culture, parks, and open spaces are significant employment generators

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  2. 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...

  3. Mapping the Public Life of the Arts in America
    1999 - USA

    In America the nonprofit arts industry generates $36.8 billion in economic activity annually, support 1.3 million jobs and return $3.4 billion in federal income taxes.

  4. Legacies of North American Olympic Winter Games: Executive Summary
    2007 - Canada

    The information gathered for this report suggests that a North American city with a history of winter sports will benefit in numerous ways from hosting a Winter Olympic Games, including:
    • the...

  5. Ontario’s wealth, Canada’s future : Appreciating the value of the Greenbelt’s eco-services
    2008 - Canada

    In 2008, the David Suzuki Foundation reported that: " ..we are all directly dependent on the natural environment for the goods and services that ecosystems provide. These natural benefits include...

  6. Documented Health and Environmental Benefits Derived from Ornamental Horticulture Products
    2007 - Canada

    The literature reviewed for this study clearly illustrates that there are significant benefits from ornamental horticulture, whether economic, environmental or lifestyle.

  7. Conservation: An Investment That Pays The Economic Benefits of Parks and Open Space
    2009 - USA

    Parks Boost Land Values and Property Taxes.  In Chicago,residential units in blocks near Millenium park have increased in value $100 per square foot. So a 1,400-square-foot condo would be worth...

  8. The Economic and Environmental Impact of Ornamental Horticulture on Canada’s Economy
    2009 - Canada

    The Canadian ornamental horticulture sector is a significant core part of Canadian agriculture generating $3.8 billion in employment income and another $850 million in end-user taxes. 

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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