Building Back Better – A Vision for Culture Sector Recovery in Nova Scotia
Through virtual sessions, individual one-on-one consultations, and an email survey, the CNSLC heard from more than 200 stakeholders about their concerns, recommendations, and visions for the arts and culture sector as the province begins to plan its post-COVID-19 recovery strategies. The report provides valuable insights into what the council heard directly from sector colleagues in regards to revitalizing and re-envisioning the future of the arts and culture sector following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Building Back Better – A Vision for Culture Sector Recovery in Nova Scotia (PDF 3.9 MB)
Culture in Action: Demonstrating the Social Benefits of Culture
In numerous exciting and inspiring ways, Nova Scotia is enacting a shift toward a broader understanding of the value of culture to society. This report focuses on “social benefits” – concerning more intangible and interdepartmental ways that culture inspires us, challenges us, heals us and strengthens us.
Culture in Action: Demonstrating the Social Benefits of Culture (PDF 2.9 MB)
La culture en action: Démontrer les avantages sociaux de la culture (PDF 2.9 MB)
Annual Report 2021-2022
The Annual Report documents the work of the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council and its accomplishments achieved from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.
Annual Report 2021-2022 (PDF 323 KB)
Culture Now: For positive Economic and Social Outcomes 2015
In July 2015 the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council spoke to the One Nova Scotia Coalition and presented it with the following paper. The document explains in brief some of the ways that culture – as a cornerstone of one of the fastest growing segments of the of the global creative economy – can be a leading contributor to improved social and economic outcomes in Nova Scotia.
Culture Now: For positive Economic and Social Outcomes 2015 (PDF 885 KB)
Culture: Nova Scotia's Future 2014
Using the culture sector as its primary lens and taking into account development strategies and policies from around the world, this document was developed by the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council in order to capture several years of work on critical issues pertaining to the culture sector and this province's ongoing development. “Culture: Nova Scotia's Future” offers insight on the creative economy and on arts and culture in general, providing a snapshot of the vast opportunities that could be developed for government and for Nova Scotians.
Culture: Nova Scotia's Future (PDF 1.9 MB)
Creative Economy Literature Review
The literature review provides a snapshot of features commonly found in a creative economy. It offers insight into how Nova Scotia could broaden its economic base by enhancing its creative capacity by collaborating with this province's arts and cultural industries sector.