Rising Economy: Greater Victoria’s vibrant arts and culture scene


People often talk about how a thriving arts and culture boosts a city’s livability — but a vibrant arts scene also directly benefits our regional economy.

On the cusp of an exciting new season for the performing arts in Victoria, we talk with Franz Lehrbass of the Royal McPherson Theatre Society and Dallas Gislason of South Island Prosperity Partnership about why a thriving arts scene is key to our creative economy — and why we need to nurture it for the good of our entire region.

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