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Toronto Public Library: "Technology Access in Public Libraries" Outcomes and Impacts for Ontario Communities
Toronto Public Library (TPL) engaged Nordicity to develop a suite of resources designed to support public libraries across Ontario in the provision of technology services.
Expertise: Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: October 26, 2018
Tags: Access to Technology, Digital Literacy, Impact Measurement, Program Evaluation, Public Libraries
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BFI: "Screen Business" How Screen Sector Tax Reliefs Power Economic Growth Across the UK
The British Film Institute (BFI) engaged Nordicity and Olsberg-SPI to prepare the 2017 edition of its biennial Economic Contribution Report.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: October 9, 2018
Tags: Animation, Children's Media, Film, High-end TV, Tax Relief, Television, Video Games
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Public Policy Forum: "Mind the Gaps" Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage In Canada
Nordicity was engaged by the Public Policy Forum (PPF) to be a research partner and study the coverage of local democratic institutions (city councils, school boards, courts) in community newspapers.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: September 25, 2018
Tags: Civic Affairs, Newspaper, Print
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Music Canada Live: "Here, The Beat" The Economic Impact of Live Music in BC
Nordicity was tasked by Music Canada Live to create a report assessing the economic impact of the live music sector in BC, as well as addressing key knowledge gaps in terms of opportunities and challenges faced by industry stakeholders.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: August 21, 2018
Tags: Economic Impact, Live Music, Music, Music Canada
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City of Brampton: Cultural Master Plan
Nordicity partnered with Lord Cultural Resources (prime contractor) to develop a Cultural Master Plan for the City of Brampton. The project included an assessment of the state of Culture in Brampton as well as an extensive public and stakeholder engagement process.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 20, 2018
Tags: Brampton, Cultural Planning
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2017" Economic Report on the Screen-based Media Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity has worked with the CMPA to produce an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 28, 2018
Tags: Digital, Economics, Film, Industry Profile, Television
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DM@X: The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects
As a continuation of prior work done for past DM@X conferences, Nordicity conducted a multi-stage study on the trends in advertising, subscription and other consumer expenditures on Canadian content and on the distribution of content in Canada. 
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: January 12, 2018
Tags: Advertising, Broadcasting, Digital Media, Film, Music, Newspapers, Publishing, Television
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On Screen Manitoba: Western AudioVisual Economic Strategy (WAVES)
 On Screen Manitoba (OSM) engaged Nordicity to produce an update of the New Media Census (2012), a profile and EIA of (and strategy for) Manitoba's interactive media industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: December 19, 2017
Tags: Digital, Economic Strategy, Linear Media, Media Production
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Ireland's Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs: Economic Analysis Study of the Audiovisual Sector in the Republic of Ireland
Ireland's Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs engaged Nordicity and Olsberg-SPI (prime contractor) to prepare the first-ever comprehensive study of the audiovisual sector's economic contribution.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 18, 2017
Tags: Audiovisual, Economic Impact, Film, Funding, Regulatory Reform, Skills Development, Tax Relief, Television
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Ontario Energy Board: OEB Wireline Pole Attachment Rates and Policy Framework

Nordicity completed an expert report on comprehensive policy review of wireline (utility poles) infrastructure sharing policy framework. 

Expertise: Telecom
Date: December 17, 2017
Tags: OEB, Ontario Energy Board, Pole Attachment, Policy, Regulatory Framework, Telecom, Wireline
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City of Toronto: Evaluation of the Impact of Increase to City of Toronto Cultural Grants from 2012 to 2016
Nordicity was engaged by the City of Toronto to evaluate the impact of increased municipal funding to a range of cultural initiatives, including the Toronto Arts Council, cultural infrastructure investment, support for local arts service organizations, and major cultural organizations. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: November 30, 2017
Tags: Arts Community, City of Toronto, Cultural Planning, Impact Measurement, Policy, Program Evaluation, Strategy, Toronto
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ISED: 2017 Price Comparison Study of Telecommunications Services in Canada and Select Foreign Jurisdictions

ISED: Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development engaged Nordicity to complete an international price comparison study (Canada, USA and OECD countries) of all telecom services (fixed voice, wireless voices, fixed broadband, wireless internet, bundles including TV). This study supports telecom policy updates.

Expertise: Telecom
Date: October 5, 2017
Tags: Government of Canada, Price Comparisons, Telecom
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ECAS: Canada's Video Game Industry in 2017
Nordicity was engaged by ESAC (for the third time) to create an economic impact assessment of the games industry in Canada (in 2017).
Expertise: Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: September 23, 2017
Tags: Canada, Digital, ESAC, Economic Impact, Entertainment Software Association Canada, Video Games
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UK Theatre/SOLT: Workforce Review of the UK Offstage Theatre and Performing Arts Sector
UK Theatre/SOLT commissioned Nordicity, in association with Alistair Smith of The Stage, to undertake a research study of UK’s theatre and performing arts sector. The study provides the evidence base for UK Theatre/SOLT to draw up a sector-wide workforce strategy.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 22, 2017
Tags: Performing Arts, Theatre, Workforce review
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Mayor of London: The Impact of Business Rates Revaluation on Grassroots Music Venues in London (Summary Report)
Nordicity was commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to support the Mayor of London's 'music cities' initiative and the London Music Board in protecting London's 85+ grassroots venues, and to help create a landscape in which new venues can open. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: April 11, 2017
Tags: Artist Career Development, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Impact, Social Impact, Valuation Office Agency (VOA)
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NCC: 2015-2016 Gatineau Park Visitor and Economic Impact Study
NCC enagaged Environics- the prime consultant, and Nordicity to conduct a visitor survey and an economic impact analysis of visitors.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: March 15, 2017
Tags: Economic Impact, Environics Research, Gatineau, NCC, National Capital Commission
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: "Profile 2016" Economic Report on the Screen-based Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity produced an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 28, 2017
Tags: Digital, Economics, Film, Industry Profile, Television
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Interactive Ontario: "Measuring Success" The Impact of the Interactive Digital Media Sector in Ontario
Interactive Ontario (io) engaged Nordicity to undertake a study to better understand the companies that comprise the Ontario interactive digital media (IDM) industry. 
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: February 20, 2017
Tags: Digital Economy, IDM, Interactive Ontario, Mapping, Ontario, io
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WorkInCulture: Hubs and Business Skills Training for the Culture and Creative Sector- What's Working?
WorkInCulture engaged Nordicity to examine the role of hubs in the development of the arts and culture sector in Ontario.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: January 31, 2017
Tags: Arts, Creative Sector, Culture, Hubs, Ontario
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Canadian Film Centre (CFC): "Pulse on VR" A Workflow and Ecosystem Study
The CFC, along with its partners OMERS, the OMDC, OSM/NMM, Creative BC and SODEC, engaged Nordicity to explore the VR workflow globally and identify, categorize, and map the Canadian companies currently operating in the space.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: January 31, 2017
Tags: Digital Technology, Media Lab, OMDC, OMERS Ventures, Virtual Reality
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Manitoba Music: "Soundcheck 2016" An Economic Impact Analysis of Manitoba's Music Industry
Manitoba Music commissioned Nordicity to develop a sector profile and economic impact assessment of the music industry in Manitoba (SoundCheck 2016). Previous music industry economic impact assessments were published by Manitoba Music in 2005, 2008, and 2012.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 14, 2016
Tags: Economic Impact, Industry Profile, Manitoba Music, Soundcheck
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City of Victoria: "Create Victoria" Arts and Culture Master Plan
Alongside lead contractor Patricia Huntsman, Nordicity supported the analysis, research, policy and cultural plan development for the City of Victoria.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: December 14, 2016
Tags: Arts and Culture Master Plan, City of Victoria, EIA, Survey
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CIMA: "Music in Motion" Investing in Global Export
Nordicity was asked by CIMA to conduct a study on the importance of exporting Canadian music -- both to the independent music community in Canada and to the country as a whole. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: November 28, 2016
Tags: Cultural Export, Independent Music, Music
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British Council: Creative Cities in Pakistan
The British Council (BC) asked Nordicity to conduct a research project examining the nature and potential of Creative Cities in Pakistan. Building on previous BC work, the project had three parts.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 15, 2016
Tags: British Council, Creative Cities, Pakistan, UK
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Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation; and, telecommunications and spectrum. With offices in Ottawa (HQ), Toronto, Vancouver and London, UK Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.