Succinct, relevant and informative: A timely digest on the politics and policies influencing the arts, heritage and cultural industries in Ontario and Canada.

From the Report

Two years in the making, the Liberal culture platform is the result of extensive consultation led by then Liberal Canadian Heritage Critic, Stéphane Dion. Mr. Dion criss- crossed the country meeting and consulting with artists and cultural leaders to understand their perspectives and aspirations for the future…

Through the Ontario Culture Strategy consultations taking place across the province, there is increasing attention on the role that municipal governments play in supporting culture and providing funding. The recent report from the Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative provides a snapshot of culture spending in six Ontario cities, contrasted as well to Calgary and Montreal.