Nordicity to develop the Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Needs Assessment for the City of Richmond
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Nov 01, 2017

In partnership with Patricia Huntsman Culture + Communication, Nordicity has been selected by the City of Richmond to develop the Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Needs Assessment to guide the City’s role and investment in arts and cultural services over the next five years.

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Nordicity to develop an economic profile of the live music sector in British Columbia
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Sep 19, 2017

Nordicity, in partnership with Music Canada Live, has been awarded a grant from the BC Music Fund (administered by Creative BC) to develop an economic profile of the live music sector across British Columbia.

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Nordicity Insight: What can Toronto learn from London about protecting music venues?
Posted by Emily Macrae in London- UK on Mar 23, 2017

If 2016 was the year the world lost some of its greatest musicians, 2017 may be the year that Toronto loses some of its most iconic music venues. From the closure of Soybomb to the uncertain future of Hugh’s Room, Toronto music venues are struggling to keep their doors open but efforts underway in London suggest ways to safeguard local performance spaces.

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Nordicity to help shape the City of Maple Ridge’s 10 Year Cultural Plan
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Feb 07, 2017

Patricia Huntsman & Associates, in association with Nordicity, have been selected by the City of Maple Ridge to develop a new Cultural Plan that will guide the City’s role and investment in arts and cultural services over the next ten years. Nordicity will contribute to the research and stakeholder engagement, as well as bringing its expertise in social impact assessment to the project by conducting a Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis.

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UK Theatre and SOLT launch first-ever survey of UK's off-stage theatre & performing arts workforce
Posted by Stephen Hignell in LONDON UK on Nov 03, 2016

UK Theatre and SOLT have launched their first-ever survey of the UK’s off-stage theatre and performing arts workforce. The results will help improve routes into and through the sector, and aid decision-making over the next ten years, including addressing anticipated skills gaps. The report will be published in early 2017, and the findings will be used for the benefit of the workforce and employers.

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Nordicity Insight: Learning from the creative industries
Posted by Stephen Hignell in London U.K. on Nov 01, 2016

The reasons for gathering evidence of impact are more important now than ever before. Demonstrating an impact helps organisations express their legacy and demystify their activities, and equip trustees, staff and supporters with the strongest possible messages when speaking on behalf of the organisation. Measuring impacts can also help assess internal progress and plan strategically for the future. This tenet is true for an individual artist, a company, a venue or an arts administrator.

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Nordicity commissioned to undertake UK theatre and performing arts workforce review
in London U.K. on Aug 04, 2016

UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has commissioned Nordicity, in association with Alistair Smith, Editor of The Stage (print), to undertake a research study of the UK’s theatre and performing arts sector.

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Cable Unbundling Will Devastate Canadian TV Production (Ottawa Citizen)
Posted by Ottawa Citizen in Ottawa on Jan 05, 2016

A new study by Nordicity and Peter Miller predicts that the domestic TV production industry will be taking a $400-million-a-year hit by 2020, partly because of the new CRTC unbundling policy due to take effect in March 2016.

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Canada's New TV Rules Could Erode Jobs, Funding, Report Warns (The Globe and Mail)
Posted by The Globe and Mail in Toronto on Jan 05, 2016

Major changes to the television industry are set to roll out later this year, but a new study warns that rules designed to unbundle large cable and satellite packages could cause nearly 7,000 job losses and take away about $400-million in funding for Canadian programs.

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La télé canadienne craint de perdre 15 000 emplois (Le Devoir)
Posted by Le Devoir in Montréal on Jan 05, 2016

Des projections inédites prédisent que le nouveau cadre réglementaire national pour la télé pourrait causer la perte de quelque 15 000 emplois d’ici cinq ans. La prévision envisage aussi un impact économique annuel négatif passant de 400 millions à 1,4 milliard entre 2016 et 2020.

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