Immigrants and the Creative Economy  Final Report
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Immigrants and the Creative Economy Final Report

3 May 2019

Summary

Creative Workers and Organizations Consulted 13 Immigrants and the Creative Economy: Final Report 1 of 13 Executive Summary To better understand how immigrants to Canada access the creative economy, the Intergovernmental Committee of Economic and Labour Force Development (ICE) commissioned Nordicity to conduct a study focused on how immigrant artists and creative sector workers are integrated into. [...] The key objectives were to identify barriers that immigrant artists and creative workers experience in accessing employment in the Toronto creative industry; to identify current gaps in professional development and funding programs available to immigrants; and to identify successful programs that immigrant artists and creative workers have pursued to secure work and opportunities in Toronto’s crea. [...] For the purposes of this report, it provides the quasi-quantitative data required to conduct a high-level analysis of the services offered to immigrants looking to participate in the creative economy. [...] Immigrants and the Creative Economy: Final Report 7 of 13 Finally, most of the programs examined are targeted to workers in the arts sector (as depicted in Figure 6). [...] In addition to the learning of Canada’s official languages, immigrants in the creative industry have also voiced a need to learn the “language” of the Canadian arts and creative industries.

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