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Submission Guide

Submit feedback

Parliamentarians, cultural sector stakeholders, students or any other group who wish to submit their collective feedback may do so online or by mail by following these guidelines. To facilitate the conversation, we recommend that you follow a series of exercises which will assist you in organizing your thoughts around the discussion.

Remember that this is not the only way to contribute to the discussion. If you are looking to submit input as an individual, you can go directly to the submission portal, you can share your stories about Canadian culture and creativity  and / or you can share your ideas by video, journal, blog or paper.

Please note that your document size should not exceed 2 MB.

Suggested Submission Outline

  • Event Date:
  • Location:
  • Organizer:
  • Number of Participants:
Share your event details on our website.

Suggested materials:

  • Consultation paper
  • Flip chart, chalk board, white board or just a plain piece of paper
  • “Post it” style sticky notes
  • Pens, markers or any other writing instruments

Suggested format:

For each of the following sections, a suggested format on how to engage in the subject matter and come to a consensus for input has been developed.

  1. Assign a moderator.
  2. Have the moderator ask the participants to brainstorm about each question and write their answers on a sticky-note.
  3. Have each participant place the sticky-note on the board or paper.
  4. Have the members gather around the board or paper and come to an agreement on three responses or statements, in no specific order.

Want to learn more before joining the conversation? Read our full discussion paper here.

Now, you have the floor. Think outside the box! Share your ideas and your vision of Canadian culture in a digital world. Join the conversation. See how you can.

Submission Guide

Warm-up

(approximately 30 minutes)

What do you love best about Canadian culture & creativity?

Answer:

    What I love best about Canadian culture and creativity is:

    1. …………………

    2. …………………

    3. …………………

1) Focus on respecting citizen choice and supporting creators in making great, compelling content.

(approximately 30-45 minutes)

What does a cultural system that supports creators and respects citizen choice look like to you?

Answer:

    A cultural system that supports creators and respects citizen choice will:

    1. …………………

    2. …………………

    3. …………………

2) Reflect Canada’s incredible diversity in the content that we produce and support the production of news information and local content that is credible and reliable.

(approximately 30-45 minutes)

How can we meet the challenge of promoting Canada’s creativity in the digital world, and how can we use  digital content to promote a strong democracy?

Answer:

    We can promote Canadian creativity in a digital world and use digital content to promote a strong democracy by:

    1. …………………

    2. …………………

    3. …………………

3)  Drive social and economic innovation by forging strong links between creativity, economic growth, and social resilience.

(approximately 30-45 minutes)

How do we support Canada’s creators and cultural entrepreneurs and help them reach beyond our borders?

Answer:

    We can support Canadian creators and entrepreneurs and help them reach beyond our border by:

    1. …………………

    2. …………………

    3. …………………

Thank you for taking the time to participate in this consultation activity and contributing to help identify the tools and policy levers that will guide the work of the Department of Canadian Heritage to foster a leading, resilient and innovative cultural sector.

Please do not forget to submit your results via the online portal at http://www.CanadianContentConsultations.ca