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Together, let’s build the case for further funding in the arts!

This afternoon, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will deliver the federal budget for 200809. Recognizing this will be the first year the additional $30 million in funding to the Canada Council for the Arts is made permanent, the Canadian Arts Coalition does not anticipate any announcements respecting additional funding to the Council. Rather, it is clear […]

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Canadian Arts Coalition welcomes news of an additional $30 million in permanent funds to the Canada Council for the Arts

(20 July 2007, Toronto) The Canadian Arts Coalition welcomes the news that the one time increase in funds to the Canada Council for the Arts, announced in 2006, is now permanent. Canadian Heritage Minister, the Honourable Bev Oda, confirmed today that the permanent allocation to the Council will grow to $181 million from its current […]

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Canadian Arts Coalition on Canada Council Grants – Vibrant Arts Community Remains Underfunded

(April 16, 2007 Ottawa) – The Canadian Arts Coalition (www.canadianartscoalition.ca ) is pleased that, working with special onetime funding, the Canada Council for the Arts has been able to support artists and arts organizations across the country. This funding allotment was $20 million in the fiscal year 2006-07 and raised to $30 million in the […]

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