Culture, Creativity and the Arts: Achieving Community Resilience and Sustainability Through the Arts in Sault Ste.Marie (2007)

This study illustrates the link between culture and the development of healthy, resilient communities. Read more

The report assesses the socio-economic impact of the arts on the economy of Sault Ste. Marie and identifies local strengths upon which to build an economy.  On February 11, 2008 the City Council endorsed the report which included a recommendation for the City, in partnership with the Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie and District, take a lead role in creating a strategic plan for culture and arts using a community-based consultative process.  Community Resilience Sault Ste. Marie was recommended to facilitate the process.  A full copy of the final report prepared by Jude Ortiz and Dr. Gayle Broad can be found here.

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