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Arts Day on the Hill 2016

Join Us for Arts Day 2017

We’re coordinating this year’s Arts Day on the Hill for Thursday, November 2. Arts Day 2017 has 3 goals: Keep the arts visible to government officials Support our Pre-Budget brief Engage with all parties to encourage the development of arts platforms by all parties for the 2019 election Because of financial and capacity constraints this will be a […]

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Minister Mélanie Joly presents her vision for a Creative Canada

Canadian Arts Coalition’s Trade and Innovation Recommendations Recognized in Minister Joly’s Vision for a Creative Canada

The Canadian Arts Coalition commends the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, for having undertaken a monumental policy review and for delivering an equally ambitious vision. This policy review, although not stipulated in the Minister’s mandate letter, was long awaited and sorely needed. Within today’s exhaustive vision, the Coalition welcomes two announcements that will be […]

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The Canadian Arts Coalition Supports a Strong Cultural Exception in NAFTA

In July, the Canadian Arts Coalition highlighted artist mobility as the arts sector’s main priority in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Since then, we were extremely pleased to find cross-border movement of business professionals within Canada’s priority list for a modernized NAFTA. Most notably, the Canadian Arts Coalition’s specific recommendation for […]

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The Canadian Arts Coalition Makes Recommendations to the Standing Committee on Finance

The Canadian Arts Coalition offers three recommendations for the development of the 2018 federal budget: the implementation of the Artist’s Resale Right, a review of the Copyright Act, and investments in arts programs at the Department of Canadian Heritage. The submission addresses the two themes – productivity and competitiveness – referenced in the submission solicitation. […]

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