Commentary

Canadians are creative, and here’s why

The disproportionate number of Canadian actors, comedians and musicians who achieve success in the United States has long been noted by commentators south of the border. And now there’s proof that Canadians are more creative. According to a report released by the British organization Nesta (formerly the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts), Canada has “the largest share of creative economy employment, the largest share of workers in creative occupations, and the largest share of creative workers embedded in non-creative industries,” compared to the United States and the United Kingdom. The report, “Creative Economy Employment in the US, Canada and the UK,” was co-authored by Greg Spencer of U of T’s Martin Institute of Prosperity. U of T News asked Spencer about the report and its conclusions.

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