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7.08 Leisure programs and green spaces increase tax revenue for all levels of government and potential income for non-profits and private business. (recreation, sport, arts, culture)

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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] 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] 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.”

  7. [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...

  8. [Canada] Healthy People, Healthy Performance, Healthy Profits: The Case for Business Action on the Socio-Econ
    2008 - Canada

    "Business action on many of the socio-economic determinants of health can lead to better health outcomes and better bottom lines. “

  9. [Canada] Creative cities: Principles and practices
    2004 - Canada

    This paper was designed to inform emerging policy discussions about how to enable Canadian cities to cultivate their creativity and reap the benefits for all citizens.  Some progress is now being...

  10. [Canada] Socio – Economic Impacts of Arts and Cultural Organizations in BC: Grant Applicants to the BC Arts C
    2006 - Canada

    The economy-wide economic impacts (benefits) of initial expenditures by the funded arts and cultural organizations are calculated. These organizations spent $155 million on initial expenditures....

  11. [Canada] The evidence base for arts and culture policy: A brief review of selected recent literature
    2008 - Canada

    "Studies show that the use of arts can cause positive physiological and psychological changes in clinical outcomes; reduce drug consumption; reduce length of stay in hospital; increase job...

  12. [Canada] Flow-back model to culture/heritage from tourism – Case studies
    2005 - Canada

    "It is hoped that the flow-back model described will help culture/heritage activities, events and sites better understand their relationship with the tourism sector and the general economy. It is...

  13. [Canada] The arts and culture as new engines of economic and social development
    2005 - Canada

    Since 2001-2002, in Canada governments at all levels spent in the neighbourhood of $7.1 billion in public funds to support 740,000 jobs (including 131,000 artists) and to protect economic spin-offs...

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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