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Canadian Culture & Entertainment:
Market Demographics & Industry Benchmarks

The links below are FREE on-line sources to key Canadian Culture & Entertainment Industry and Market data for small businesses.

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Arts & Culture


BBM - Bureau of Measurement

Business for the Arts in Canada

CBC Radio-Canada Research Department

Canadian Association of Broadcasters

Canadian Corporate Information

Canadian Cable Television Association

Canadian Film and Television Producers Association

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Independent Record Production Association

Canadian Magazine Publishers Association

Canadian Newspaper Association

Canadian Publishers Council

Canadian Recording Industry Association

Human Resources Development Canada

Masthead Magazine

Media Awareness Network

Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada


National Archives

National Library of Canada

Newspaper Audience Databank

Nielsen Media Research

Statistics Canada - Culture & Entertainment Services

Telefilm Canada

Television Bureau of Canada

Toronto New Media Works


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Entertainment & Recreation


Canadian Corporate Information

Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations

Canadian Fitness & Lifestyle Research Institute

The Coaster Enthusiasts of Canada

OHF - Original Hockey Fans

Ringette Canada

Roller Coaster DataBase

The Royal Canadian Golf Association

Ski Canada

Sport Canada

Statistics Canada - Culture & Entertainment Services

Strategis - Entertainment & Recreation

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More Detailed Data

While many of the above references are helpful, you will probably find that they do not address the exact nature of your business or your local market.

Many industry specific and local market databases are only available off-line.

GDSourcing has been helping small and micro businesses access these "hidden" sources since 1997. Our prices and services are geared directly towards entrepreneurs with limited research funds available.


What are the odds your business will be successful?

Canadian Industry Profiles provide you with accurate financial benchmarks for small businesses in the Culture and Entertainment Sector.  Find out how the typical firm in your industry is performing and what percentage are profitable.

Click below to view a list of business types available and to see a sample.

51 - Information and Cultural Industries
71 - Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

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UPDATED: 08/11/03
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