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  2. [English] 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...

  3. [English] 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. [English] 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...

  5. [English] Property values, recreation values, and urban greenways
    2004 - Canada

    The effects of greenways are not always the same and benefits associated with particular greenways should not be assumed to be similar at other locations.

  6. [English] 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...

  7. [English] 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...

  8. [English] Thriving Arts : Thriving Small Communities
    2006 - USA

    The arts help to instill self-discipline, teamwork, improved mental and physical health, as well as greater civic engagement. In addition to supporting basic academic skills, the arts contribute...

  9. [English] A case for investing in arts, culture and heritage infrastructure. Prepared for British Columbia Min
    2007 - Canada

    A national survey on children and youth found that children who participate in organized activities outside of school, e.g., music, the arts or clubs, tend to have higher self esteem, interact...

  10. [English] 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...

  11. [English] 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.”

  12. [English] Culture and Commerce: Traditional Arts in Economic Development
    2003 - USA

    Active cultural participation can build strong communities and create economic assets which can be harnessed for regional growth.

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

    “While cultural events are primarily hosted to enhance, expand and celebrate a certain culture, the economic role is important and stems from the expenditure by attendants that filters through the...

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