What are you reading?

What are you reading?

Hill Strategies Research has just released the latest in its invaluable series of reports, largely drawn from Statistics Canada research, and this one – devoted to cultural participation by Canadians in 2010 – advises that Canadians’ participation in arts, culture and heritage activities reached record levels in 2010.

Among the highlights:

• All Canadians participated in an arts, culture or heritage activity in 2010
• 72.4% attended a performing arts event or a cultural festival in 2010.
• 73.8% visited a heritage venue (including historic sites, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, planetariums, observatories, conservation areas and nature parks) in 2010.
• 97.5% read a newspaper, magazine or book in 2010.
• 86.7% listened to downloaded music or music on CDs in 2010.
• 12.6% attended a symphonic or classical music performance (3.5 million people).

You can read more here.

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