Hastings ppt for creative economy october 2010

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    • An economy in which people are paid to think:
    • using ideas, innovation, knowledge and collaboration
    • An economy in which the nature of work moves from
    • routine oriented jobs to creativity oriented jobs
    • An economy based on human intelligence,
    • knowledge and collaborative skills.
  • 3.
    • Creative Economy Crosses all Sectors
    • Ideal for Small Business & Entrepreneurship
    • Low Barriers to Entry
    • High Growth Trends
    • Appeals to many communities - not niche
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  • 5. The Creative Economy is about double digit growth in industries with the highest incomes and the lowest unemployment even during recessionary times.
    • In Ontario the creative economy pays almost twice
    • as much as the next wage category
    • It employs 35% of the work force but pays 51% of the wages
  • 6.
    • Eastern Ontario is in the heart of the
    • Mega Region that is the 12th largest in the world,
    • 5th in North America
    • It represents 50% of Canada’s GDP.
  • 7.
    • Proximity to major markets and
    • creative economy drivers
    • Quality of life to attract people and investment
    • Opportunities to strengthen economic ties
    • from the small urban and rural corridor
    • to the large urban outposts.
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