Reflections: A Summary of 30 Years of Cultural Policy Discussions in Saskatchewan
Reflections: A Summary of 30 Years of Cultural Policy Discussions in Saskatchewan highlights the many reasons why culture matters in Saskatchewan and details the various challenges and opportunities that face the arts, culture and heritage sector. It also discusses what a cultural policy could contain and the role of the provincial government in the sector.
Numerous reviews, needs assessments, and policy research initiatives were reviewed to develop Reflections. To view some of these key resources, refer to the 'Related Documents' section below.
Reflections, together with input from key stakeholders within the sector, government partners and the public, will inform priorities and form the foundation for a provincial cultural policy framework and action plan.
Reflections on Cultural Policy Survey
In total, 646 people responded to the survey. The high response rate demonstrates the sector is seized and animated by the prospect of working with government toward shared goals. In the survey, respondents expressed a strong desire for further opportunities to participate in the formation of a Sector Development Plan and want to see some tangible progress. A majority of respondents agreed with the content in Reflections, with 88% agreeing with the need for a provincial cultural policy. More information may be found in: Reflections on Cultural Policy: A Summary of Survey Results.
Reflections and the Reflection Survey led to the development of Saskatchewan's cultural policy, Pride of Saskatchewan
Both Reflections and the Survey Results have been reprinted in: Moving from Reflection to Action: towards a Cultural Policy for Saskatchewan
News release regarding th survey results
News release for Reflections in 2008