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Arts and Cultural Industries

The creative industries have a unique and significant impact across Canada. The Trade Commissioner Service groups Arts and Culture enterprises into six key subsectors:

  • audiovisual
  • music
  • written and published works
  • performing arts
  • visual and applied arts
  • heritage and museums

With many established programs that exist across the country, including the launch of the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Creative Export Strategy and, Canada offers a variety of services and support to maintain a thriving, innovative creative industries ecosystem and takes Canadian content to the world.

Ready to do business internationally? Our trade commissioners around the world can support Canadian companies with market intelligence, identify new business opportunities, and find qualified contacts that will help them succeed in foreign markets.

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Title Dates City Country
International Rights Market at Festival AngoulêmeJanuary 25-29, 2023AngoulêmeFrance
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