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ESAC: The Canadian Video Game Industry 2019
Nordicity was engaged for the fourth time to conduct the ESAC's biennial profile and economic impact study of Canada's Video Game industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 18, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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APTN: National Indigenous Music Impact Study
Nordicity was engaged to partner with NVision Insight Group and Environics to prepare an economic impact study of indigenous music in Canada for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). Nordicity oversaw the quantitative elements of the project.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 13, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Music, Performing Arts
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The Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and Labour Force Development (ICE): Immigrants and the Creative Economy
Nordicity worked with Karen Tisch and Charlotte Speilman to develop a searchable database of programs and services available to newcomers to Toronto that might want to engage more with the creative economy (i.e. the arts and/or the creative industries).
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 27, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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CreateTO: Soundstage Market Sounding Assessment
CreateTO engaged Nordicity to research addressing future developments in the Port Lands over the next 5 years, to help position Toronto at the forefront of the next wave of audiovisual production and enhance Toronto's ability to attract and retain production investment.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 25, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Film/Tv Production
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PRS Foundation: International Showcase Fund Impact Report 2016-2019
Nordicity was retained by PRS Foundation to undertake an evaluation and impact assessment of the International Showcase Fund.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 3, 2019
Tags: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Economic Impact, Music, Performing Arts
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City of Richmond: "Art Works" Arts Strategy 2019-2024
Nordicity was commissioned (in partnership with Patricia Huntsman Culture + Communication), to undertake the City of Richmond's Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Assessment.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 30, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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Toronto Arts of Tomorrow Initiative (TATI): Partnership Case Study
This report summarizes the needs, gaps and opportunities, as well as the joint-opportunities, that came out of Toronto Arts of Tomorrow Initiative (TATI). 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 10, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Film/Tv Production, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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WorkInCulture: "MakingItWork" Pathways Toward Sustainable Cultural Careers
WorkInCulture engaged Nordicity to gather, analyze and report on Labour Market Insights for Ontario's Culture Sector, including Arts, Creative Industries, Heritage and Libraries.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 10, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Employment Analysis, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Performing Arts, Publishing (books or periodicals), Visual Arts
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Interactive Ontario: "Measuring Success" The Impact of the Interactive Digital Media Sector in Ontario
Interactive Ontario (IO) engaged Nordicity to undertake a study to better understand the companies that make up the Ontario interactive digital media (IDM) industry – and the impact those companies have in Ontario.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 7, 2019
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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CWTA: The Benefits of the Wireless Telecommunications Industry to the Canadian Economy in 2017
Nordicity conducted an economic impact analysis – direct, indirect and spinoff impacts - of the Canadian wireless industry for the 2017 period.
Expertise: Telecom
Date: April 23, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Wireless
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2018" Economic Report on the Screen-based Media Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity has worked with the CMPA to produce an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: April 2, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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The Government of New Brunswick: Literature & Publishing Study
The Government of New Brunswick commissioned Nordicity to develop a literary arts and publishing sector profile, economic impact and growth strategy for the province.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: March 28, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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CASO: Ontario's Computer Animation and Visual Effects Companies 2018
Nordicity was engaged by CASO to conduct a profile of the computer animation and visual effects studios in Ontario.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: March 22, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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DM@X 2019: The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects
As a continuation of prior work done for past DM@X conferences, Nordicity conducted a multi-stage study on the trends in advertising, subscription and other consumer expenditures on Canadian content and on the distribution of content in Canada. 
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: February 6, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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FilmOntario: Economic Profile of Ontario’s Screen-based Industry
Nordicity was engaged by FilmOntario to create a report detailing the economic impact of Ontario's screen-based industries for the period between 2014 and 2017.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: January 31, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production
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Ottawa Cultural Alliance: Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study
The Ottawa Cultural Alliance engaged Nordicity and Lord Cultural Resources to conduct a feasibility study to identify and recommend an arm's length model for cultural development and support in Ottawa.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: December 31, 2018
Tags: Culture Planning
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Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television: Code of Conduct Development
Nordicity was engaged by the Academy to develop a Code of Conduct related to sexual harassment and abuse. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 19, 2018
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Film/Tv Production
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Association of Canadian Publishers: Canadian Book Publishing Industry Profile
Nordicity was engaged by the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP), in association with Castledale, to undertake a profile and economic impact study of the Canadian-owned book publishing industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 30, 2018
Tags: Industry Profile, Publishing (books or periodicals), Writing
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Toronto Public Library: "Technology Access in Public Libraries" Outcomes and Impacts for Ontario Communities
Toronto Public Library (TPL) engaged Nordicity to develop a suite of resources designed to support public libraries across Ontario in the provision of technology services.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: October 26, 2018
Tags: Culture Planning, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Evaluation, Library
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BFI: "Screen Business" How Screen Sector Tax Reliefs Power Economic Growth Across the UK
The British Film Institute (BFI) engaged Nordicity and Olsberg-SPI to prepare the 2017 edition of its biennial Economic Contribution Report.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: October 9, 2018
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Interactive Digital Media/ Video Games
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Public Policy Forum: "Mind the Gaps" Quantifying the Decline of News Coverage In Canada
Nordicity was engaged by the Public Policy Forum (PPF) to be a research partner and study the coverage of local democratic institutions (city councils, school boards, courts) in community newspapers.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 25, 2018
Tags: Publishing (books and periodicals), Writing
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Music Canada Live: "Here, The Beat" The Economic Impact of Live Music in BC
Nordicity was tasked by Music Canada Live to create a report assessing the economic impact of the live music sector in BC, as well as addressing key knowledge gaps in terms of opportunities and challenges faced by industry stakeholders.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: August 21, 2018
Tags: Economic Impact, Music, Performing Arts
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City of Brampton: Cultural Master Plan
Nordicity partnered with Lord Cultural Resources (prime contractor) to develop a Cultural Master Plan for the City of Brampton. The project included an assessment of the state of Culture in Brampton as well as an extensive public and stakeholder engagement process.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 20, 2018
Tags: Cultural Industries, Cultural Planning
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2017" Economic Report on the Screen-based Media Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity has worked with the CMPA to produce an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 28, 2018
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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DM@X 2018: The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects
As a continuation of prior work done for past DM@X conferences, Nordicity conducted a multi-stage study on the trends in advertising, subscription and other consumer expenditures on Canadian content and on the distribution of content in Canada. 
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: January 12, 2018
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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On Screen Manitoba: Western AudioVisual Economic Strategy (WAVES)
 On Screen Manitoba (OSM) engaged Nordicity to produce an update of the New Media Census (2012), a profile and EIA of (and strategy for) Manitoba's interactive media industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 19, 2017
Tags: Broadcasting/ AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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Ireland's Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs: Economic Analysis Study of the Audiovisual Sector in the Republic of Ireland
Ireland's Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural, and Gaeltacht Affairs engaged Nordicity and Olsberg-SPI (prime contractor) to prepare the first-ever comprehensive study of the audiovisual sector's economic contribution.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 18, 2017
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production
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Ontario Energy Board: OEB Wireline Pole Attachment Rates and Policy Framework

Nordicity completed an expert report on comprehensive policy review of wireline (utility poles) infrastructure sharing policy framework. 

Expertise: Telecom
Date: December 17, 2017
Tags: Wireline
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City of Toronto: Evaluation of the Impact of Increases to City of Toronto Cultural Grants from 2012 to 2016
Nordicity was engaged by the City of Toronto to evaluate the impact of increased municipal funding to a range of cultural initiatives, including the Toronto Arts Council, cultural infrastructure investment, support for local arts service organizations, and major cultural organizations. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: November 30, 2017
Tags: Cultural Planning, Evaluation
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ISED: 2017 Price Comparison Study of Telecommunications Services in Canada and Select Foreign Jurisdictions

ISED: Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development engaged Nordicity to complete an international price comparison study (Canada, USA and OECD countries) of all telecom services (fixed voice, wireless voices, fixed broadband, wireless internet, bundles including TV). This study supports telecom policy updates.

Expertise: Telecom
Date: October 5, 2017
Tags: Price Comparisons
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ESAC: Canada's Video Game Industry in 2017
Nordicity was engaged by ESAC (for the third time) to create an economic impact assessment of the games industry in Canada (in 2017).
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 23, 2017
Tags: Economic Impact, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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UK Theatre/SOLT: Workforce Review of the UK Offstage Theatre and Performing Arts Sector
UK Theatre/SOLT commissioned Nordicity, in association with Alistair Smith of The Stage, to undertake a research study of UK’s theatre and performing arts sector. The study provides the evidence base for UK Theatre/SOLT to draw up a sector-wide workforce strategy.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 22, 2017
Tags: Performing Arts
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Mayor of London: The Impact of Business Rates Revaluation on Grassroots Music Venues in London (Summary Report)
Nordicity was commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to support the Mayor of London's 'music cities' initiative and the London Music Board in protecting London's 85+ grassroots venues, and to help create a landscape in which new venues can open. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: April 11, 2017
Tags: Economic Impact, Music, Performing Arts
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NCC: 2015-2016 Gatineau Park Visitor and Economic Impact Study
NCC enagaged Environics- the prime consultant, and Nordicity to conduct a visitor survey and an economic impact analysis of visitors.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: March 15, 2017
Tags: Culture Planning, Economic Impact
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: "Profile 2016" Economic Report on the Screen-based Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity produced an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 28, 2017
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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Canada Council for the Arts: "The Arts in a Digital World – Literature Review"
Nordicity was engaged by the Canada Council for the Arts to conduct a two-part study concerning artists' and arts organizations' on-going transition to a digital world.The first part of the engagement was a literature review of digital strategies created by support organizations around the world as they try to encourage and enable the digital transformation in arts sectors.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: February 21, 2017
Tags: Digital Innovation, Digital/Media Arts
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Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation; and, telecommunications and spectrum. With offices in Ottawa (HQ), Toronto, Vancouver and London, UK Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.