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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Nordicity @ The Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC) 2015 Summit (Nordicity Snapshot)
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Nov 04, 2015

Given the theme of this year’s Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC) Summit, Cultivating Culture, I felt like a farmhand gazing proudly at our national crop when the final session wrapped up last week in Kelowna, BC. With 170 delegates in attendance from across the country, we toiled, tilled and sowed the seeds of Canada’s municipal and city-led cultural ecosystems.

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Ontario Developing First Ever Culture Strategy – Will You Participate? (Nordicity Snapshot)
Posted by Julie Whelan in Toronto on Oct 06, 2015

From Panamania to The Stratford Festival, TIFF to Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ontario has enjoyed yet another season packed with cultural events and activities.

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Arts Council England commissions Nordicity to review career and talent development for artists and bands in England's music sector
Posted by Nordicity in London U.K. on Aug 03, 2015

LONDON – August 2015 – Arts Council England (ACE) commissioned Nordicity, in association with our partners Sound Diplomacy, to undertake a review of the career and talent development of artists and bands in the contemporary popular music sector. By taking into account the existing support and opportunities across the music and cultural support ecosystem, the research aims to identify and address gaps for the development of artists' careers.

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