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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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Canadian Arts Coalition Disappointed with Federal Budget, Vows to Keep Up Pressure for Sustainable Arts Funding

(March 19, 2007 Ottawa) – The Canadian Arts Coalition is disappointed that today’s federal budget did not adequately address funding for the professional arts. However, the Coalition will continue to work with all parties in Parliament to secure increased sustainable support for the arts through the Canada Council for the Arts. “The government had an […]

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The Canadian Arts Coalition Welcomes Increase in Arts Funding

(October 30, 2006 – Toronto) The Canadian Arts Coalition applauds the federal government’s commitment to the arts as expressed in the increased funding to Canada Council for the Arts. As announced in May’s federal budget, the Council will receive an extra $50 million over the 2006-07 and 2007-08 fiscal years. Today, the Council announced its […]

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Canada Council to increase funding for arts organizations, individual artists and public access to the arts

Ottawa, October 30, 2006 – The Canada Council for the Arts will increase its funding to arts organizations and individual artists, as well as to activities aimed at improving public access to the arts, as a result of the increase to its Parliamentary appropriation announced in last May’s federal budget. The Council announced today the […]

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