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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London Design Festival generated £313m, showcased 21k projects & attracted 2.2m visitors to London (City A.M.)
Posted by City A.M. in London UK on Sep 15, 2017

London Design Festival director Ben Evans on the changing nature of the annual celebration and London's internationalist design scene A report by Nordicity and the Greater London Authority found the festival had generated £313m in the last 10 years, showcased over 21,000 projects and attracted 3.3m visitors from 75 countries. According to the report, £69.4m of tourism spending in 2015 was generated as a direct result of LDF.

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Nordicity to develop Strategic Business Plan for the Britannia Shipyards National Historical Site
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Aug 09, 2017

Nordicity, in partnership with RC Strategies+PERC and Lord Cultural Services, has been commissioned by the City of Richmond to develop a detailed Strategic Business Plan for the Britannia Shipyards National Historical Site. Nordicity will work closely with the City and its relevant partners and stakeholders to produce a future-facing, cost-effective and sustainable Business Plan.

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CFC Media Lab Announces First Results of Groundbreaking Pulse on VR: A Living Ecosystem
Posted by Nordicity in Toronto on Jul 05, 2017

CFC Media Lab, OMERS Ventures and Nordicity celebrate launch of living study and call on the VR community to participate in next wave of research on new website.

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Nordicity Celebrates National Aboriginal Day
Posted by Nordicity on Jun 21, 2017

It is with great honour that the Nordicity team celebrates National Aboriginal day from its three offices in Canada – located on the land of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation (Treaty 57) and the Mississauga of the New Credit Nation (Treaty 13) in Ontario, and the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in British Columbia. While we will also celebrate Canada 150, we view it as an occasion to mark 150 + in recognition of the Indigenous Peoples’ nation building long before Europeans settled in Canada. National reconciliation is a necessary process before we can truly mark such occasions as celebrations.

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Nordicity to develop Calgary’s Digital Media Sector Strategy
Posted by Carly Frey on Jun 07, 2017

Nordicity has been commissioned by Calgary Economic Development to conduct market research to produce a future-facing, cost-effective and sustainable Digital Media Strategy for Calgary, including an in-depth profiling of the sector.

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OUR Jamaica engages Nordicity and Fasken Martineau for landmark review!
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Mar 30, 2017

The Office of Utility Regulation in Jamaica has engaged Nordicity and its partner firm Fasken Martineau to assist in a review of the legal and regulatory frameworks regarding unfair commercial practices in the telecoms industry. This study will also examine commercial trends and best practices in other jurisdictions.

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Nordicity: a leader in ISED’s Connect to Innovate program
Posted by Nordicity in Ottawa on Mar 29, 2017

Nordicity is busy this season assisting service providers with their ftth rollouts as well as helping municipalities, and regions in their funding applications for ISED's 2017 Connect to Innovate program.

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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 lead Heritage Services Review as part of Surrey's Parks, Recreation and Culture 10-Year Strategic Plan.
on Mar 02, 2017

Nordicity, in partnership with Donald Luxton & Associates, has been selected by the City of Surrey to review its Heritage Services as part of the City’s Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) 10-Year Strategic Plan.

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Congrats to past-Nordicity West VP on her pitch to the Dragons' Den!
Posted by Nordicity in Toronto on Feb 22, 2017

Lynda Brown-Ganzert, past-Nordicity West VP, pitches her mobile app Curatio to the Dragons.

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Nordicity assists in 'Create Victoria', 5-year Arts and Culture Master Plan
Posted by Carly Frey on Feb 16, 2017

Patricia Huntsman & Associates, in partnership with Nordicity, have been selected by the City of Victoria to develop their new 5-years Arts and Culture Master Plan. Branded ‘Create Victoria’, the plan intends to create the conditions for creativity to flourish in the city of Victoria. 

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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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Ontario's Growing Hub Landscape (Yomi John at WorkInCulture)
Posted by WorkInCulture in Toronto on Feb 06, 2017

WorkInCulture is pleased to announce the release of our latest research report entitled: Hubs and Business Skills Training for the Culture and Creative Sector – What’s Working? prepared by Nordicity, and funded by the Ontario Media Development Corporation and the Ontario Arts Council.

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Nordicity Pleased to Offer Services for Connect to Innovate Program
Posted by Sabrina Wilkinson in Ottawa on Jan 24, 2017

Nordicity is pleased to offer its customized services for the department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development’s (ISED) recently announced the Connect to Innovate program. The $500 million program is intended to extend and enhance broadband service in rural and remote communities, and the window for applications is open from January 16 until March 13.

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