Briefing Paper

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Briefing Paper: Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study


This Briefing Paper provides an overview of the Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study, its progress to date, finding so far, and a review of alternative models in order to assist stakeholders in considering changes or recommendations that could improve upon the current approach to cultural sector development in Ottawa.

The study is undertaken by consultants Lord Cultural Resources and Noddicity Inc. for the Ottawa Cultural Alliance.

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About the Ottawa Cultural Alliance

The Ottawa Cultural Alliance works collaboratively to strategically address shared opportunities and challenges to further advance the sector’s success.

Members of the Alliance have collaborated for many years to advance cultural priorities in the City of Ottawa.  In the spring of 2015, as we advocated for completion of the City of Ottawa’s Renewed Action Plan for Arts, Culture and Heritage in Ottawa (2013-18), the groups agreed to acknowledge this activity by giving our collaboration a formal name.

The Alliance members are

  • AOE Arts Council
  • Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa
  • Heritage Ottawa
  • Ottawa Arts Council
  • Ottawa Festivals Network
  • Ottawa Museum Network