Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Michael Bloom on

Michael Bloom, of the Conference Board of Canada, gave a lecture at OCAD recently and Juliana Yau has all of the juicy details on her blog. This is just the tip of the iceberg:
2007 – direct impact $46.1billion
over 3.8% of Canada’s real GDP

-some countries include sports in their cultural GDP

2007 – indirect impacts $26.3billion
over 2.3% of Canada’s real GDP

2007 – induced impacts 12.3billion
over 1% of Canada’s real GDP

over 1.1 million jobs in 2007
7% of total employment
You should go check out the full scoop at

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