Research and Reports

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)

 

Annual Report 2016-2017

The Annual Report documents the work of the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council and its accomplishments achieved from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

Annual Report 2016-2017 (PDF 418 KB)

 

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.

Creative Economy Literature Review (PDF 1.3 MB)