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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Survey of the Social Impacts of Dance Organisations in Canada

Summary

This in-depth survey is the final phase of the Canada Dance Mapping Study, a multi-year study undertaken by the Canada Council for the Arts to map both the profession and non-professional dance sector in Canada. The survey was carried out to gain a better understanding ... Read more

Published

2016

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Making a Holistic Case for the Arts: Canadian Evidence regarding the Relationship between the Arts and the Quality of Life, Well-being, Health, Education, Society, and the Economy

Summary

This report, commissioned by the Canadian Public Arts Funders for a staff meeting in June 2014, provides an overview of key Canadian evidence and sources using a holistic framework that recognises the complex and interrelated benefits of the arts in Canada. Five areas o... Read more

Published

2014

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

The Art of Inclusion, Seven Steps: A Guide to Developing and Delivering Accessible and Inclusive Programs within Arts and Cultural Organizations

Summary

In 2014, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection released this document as a new industry guideline based on the results of the gallery’s EnAbling Change Project with the Government of Ontario. The two-year project revolved around two key priorities: developing and impl... Read more

Published

2014

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

The Arts and Individual Well-Being in Canada: Connections between Cultural Activities and Health, Volunteering, Satisfaction with Life, and Other Social Indicators in 2010

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This report from Hill Strategies Research, Inc. examines whether connections exist between Canadians’ cultural activities and their personal well-being. The study examined 18 cultural activities with eight indicators of health and well-being (such as physical heal... Read more

Published

2013

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Dancing, Singing, Painting, and Speaking the Healing Story: Healing Through Creative Arts

Summary

This report describes the results of a study by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) in the use of creative arts in cultural healing programs for aboriginals affected by the legacy of Canada’s residential school system. The study demonstrated that clearly, art ... Read more

Published

2012

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Me (re)making ME

Summary

Community arts in community health was a research project from community arts initiative SKETCH Working Arts, which attempted to evaluate together with its youth participants and the Central Toronto Community Health Centre the value and impact of bringing arts into non-... Read more

Published

2012

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Community Vitality: a report of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing

Summary

The goal of this concept paper by the Canadian Council on Social Development is to discuss alternative conceptualizations of “community vitality” and its component parts and to propose an initial set of measures for inclusion in this domain of the Canadian Index of ... Read more

Published

2010

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Excerpts from Arts Health Network Canada-BC Business Plan

Summary

Excerpts from Arts Health Network Canada-BC2010  Business Plan – summarising the importance  of the arts in the range of health contexts  and the impact on key determinants of health.

Published

2010

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

There Ought To Be Clowns: Child Life Therapy Through the Medium of a Clown

Summary

This paper documents the work and experiences of Karen Ridd, a therapeutic clown who worked in Winnipeg Children’s Hospital with the Child Life department, starting in 1986. In 2009, the Canadian Association of Therapeutic Clowns decided to acknowledge the influen... Read more

Published

2009

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Canada - INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENT
Title

Roundtable on Healing and the Arts: Healthy Mental Development for Children and Youth

Summary

This report summarises discussion from the National Arts Centre Roundtable on Healing and the Arts: Healthy Mental Development for Children and Youth, which covered a range of topics from the extent of mental health illness among young people to how the arts can be bene... Read more

Published

2007

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