Arts and culture play an impactful role in the education of young people in Canada and can have lasting effects on their development. Many schools and educators across the country organize Culture Days programming every year and use it as an opportunity to bring arts and culture educational experiences to children and youth.
The data on this page was collected in 2019.
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The top reason why people in Canada think that arts and culture improves the quality of life is that they help educate children, with 86% of the general population agreeing, while 99% of attendees agree.
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The report Personal and Social Development and Youth, from the Crative City Network’s ‘Making the Case for Culture’ series, provides additional information and context about the impact of arts and culture on youth in Canada.