On September 28, 2017, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, announced Creative Canada – A Vision for Canada’s Creative Industries, a roadmap that focuses on supporting our creators, delivering their content to domestic and international audiences, and ensuring that there is always a space for Canadians to connect through our stories.
Canada has a clear competitive advantage and it is time to focus our efforts and resources to make the most of it. Creative Canada focuses on investing in our creators and their stories, promoting Canadian content at home and abroad, and strengthening public broadcasting and supporting local news.
Minister Joly’s Creative Canada speech outlines the Government of Canada’s new vision for putting our creative and cultural policies at the heart of our economic growth.
At the heart of the Creative Canada vision is a transformation in how we view culture and creativity that will guide the Government of Canada’s actions over the coming months and years, as we modernize our cultural programs, policies, institutions and legislation for the digital world.
The Policy Framework for Creative Canada provides information about the Government of Canada’s vision for creative industries.
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