Opportunity: There is a lack of accurate PEI culture sector labour market data at the industry/discipline level. Statistics Canada provides excellent sector level data through its Cultural Satellite Account. However, there are serious granularity issues with their industry-level numbers. This project is to create accurate culture sector employment numbers for PEI at the industry level to facilitate more effective program and policy development.
Initiative: The project is to engage with PEI industry organizations (Music PEI, the PEI Crafts Council, the Island Media Arts Co-op and others) to gather their employment data and analyze how it relates to Statistics Canada’s numbers. The goal is to gather existing numbers by industry, identify gaps, and design a process for addressing those gaps in a future project.
Status: In Progress