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

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  2. [Australia] Art and Wellbeing: A Guide to the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Health, Eco
    2004 - Australia

    Direct involvement by communities in arts activity can contribute significantly to individual and community wellbeing and can enhance the efforts of government agencies in realizing their policies...

  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] Larval Export from Marine Reserves and the Recruitment Benefit for Fish and Fisheries
    2012 - Australia

    Adequately protected reserve networks can make a significant contribution to the replenishment of marine populations on both reserve and fished reefs at a scale that benefits local stakeholders.

  5. [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. 

  6. [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...

  7. [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...

  8. [Canada] Artists in Large Canadian Cities
    2006 - Canada

    The 92,000 artists in the 92 large Canadian cities represent 70% of the 130,700 artists in Canada. Artists comprise 1.0% of the combined labour force of these 92 cities. A strong artistic community...

  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] Valuing Culture: Measuring and Understanding Canada’s Creative Economy
    2008 - Canada

    “The Conference Board estimates that the economic footprint of Canada’s culture sector was $84.6 billion in 2007, or 7.4 per cent of Canada’s total real GDP, including direct, indirect, and induced...

  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] The Art of Development and the Development of Art: A Powerful Partnership - Business, Community and
    2004 - Canada

    The Stratford Festival (Stratford, ON) directly and indirectly sustained nearly 3300 jobs and injected $145 million into the local economy.

  13. [Canada] Does the location of arts festivals matter for the economic impact?
    2006 - Canada

    Events can create a demand in a time that might be regarded as off-season and can be regarded as marketing tools as well as income generators.

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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