Information, Culture and Recreation

Businesses in this industry produce information, education, culture, and entertainment products and services.

The culture sub-industry is best known for film production. It also includes publishers, artists and writers. The recreation industry includes businesses that provide cultural and recreational experiences for leisure, such as recreational sports, amusement parks and casinos. The information industry includes museums, libraries, publishing companies, broadcasters and other services that distribute information to the public.

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Amusement, gambling and recreation industries
Broadcasting, data processing, and information
Heritage institutions
Motion picture and sound recording industries
Performing arts, spectator sports and related industries
Publishing industries

Sector Labour Market Partnerships Program

The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (SLMP) Program helps industry and employers understand and respond to changing labour market demands. Under the program, partnership-led projects can apply for funding to address broader sector and regional labour market issues.

BC Motion Picture Industry Labour Market Study – July 2019 (PDF)
BCTech Association Diversity and Inclusion Report – November 2017 (PDF)
BCTech Association 2016 TechTalentBC Report – April 2017 (PDF)
BC Water and Waste Association Workforce Strategy – March 2017 (PDF) 
Vancouver Economic Commission Talent Strategy Development – March 2017 (PDF) 
Tourism Labour Shortage Economic Report – May 2016 (PDF)
BC Tourism Labour Shortage Economic Impact Study  May 2016 (PDF)
Vancouver Economic Commission Final Engagement Report – January 2016 (PDF) 
BC Water & Wastewater Sector Workforce Profile – December 2015 (PDF)

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