Archive | February, 2018

Parliament - Glenn Euloth

Federal Budget 2018 – What about Artists?

The Canadian Arts Coalition (CAC) is surprised by Budget 2018’s oversight of artists. This budget focuses on women, Indigenous, and marginalized members of the Canadian society, which is commendable. Yet, if the goal was to highlight precarious workers, the federal government missed the opportunity to recognize the role that 650,000 cultural workers play in the […]

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AFB 2018 Arts

The Canadian Arts Coalition Participates in the 2018 Alternative Federal Budget

The Canadian Arts Coalition is happy to contribute the chapter on Arts and Culture to the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) again this year. The AFB is a chance to reinforce the Coalition’s Pre-Budget recommendations, but also to consider ideal paths forward when it comes to cultural policy. The Coalition is grateful to Hamal Docter and […]

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Ministers François-Philippe Champagne, Luo Shugang, and Mélanie Joly

Back on the International Stage

Investments in market access has been a recurrent request of the Canadian Arts Coalition. Consistent messaging has paid off: the government keeps delivering new initiatives in the areas of trade and cultural diplomacy. Last fall’s Creative Export Strategy was welcomed news by the arts sector. It provided clarity as to the allocation of Budget 2016’s […]

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