Author Archive | Frédéric Julien

Renuka Bauri and Frédéric Julien in the Indigenous room at the Senate

The Coalition Wraps Up Participation in Several Studies on Parliament Hill

Since the beginning of the year, the Canadian Arts Coalition was offered several opportunities to participate in parliamentary studies related to or impacting the arts. Here’s a status update as these various studies are wrapping up. Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts Study The Coalition Co-Chairs appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on March […]

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Evergreen Brick Works: a cultural hub or a community hub?

Cultural Hubs or Community Hubs? The Question is Raised at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Today, the Canadian Arts Coalition was appearing before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage as the part of the Study on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada. The Co-Chairs of the Coalition, Kate Cornell and Frédéric julien, presented a testimony inspired by the 2016 infrastructure brief. The testimony highlighted the need for affordable housing […]

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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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Smiling Coalition advocates in a reception room within the Parliament.

2017 in Review

The Canadian Arts Coalition articulately and strategically advanced the cause of the arts sector in 2017. Like previous years, the Coalition responded to the federal budget, prepared a pre-budget brief, hosted an Arts Day on the Hill, and participated in the Alternative Federal Budget. The Canadian Arts Coalition also continued to build relationships with MPs […]

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