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The Canadian Arts Coalition Thanks the Government for Investment in Infrastructure

The Canadian Arts Coalition (CAC) is pleased to see an investment of $300 million over 10 years for the Cultural Spaces Fund. This is part of a larger $1.6 billion investment for cultural and recreational infrastructure in the 2017 federal budget which bear the potential to yield significant societal benefits, in addition to economic impact. […]

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Theatre New Brunswick's production of You Play Beautifully by Thomas Morgan Jones. Photo credit: Andre Reinders. The photo features Byron Abalos, with lighting design by Michelle Ramsay.

Art as a fail-safe on democracy

At this time of the year, the federal and provincial and territorial governments are putting the final touches on their respective budgets. Last year’s federal budget included historical investments of $1.9 billion for arts and culture. The arts sector is rejoicing about this long awaited influx of new parliamentary credits, but it is important to […]

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Alternative Federal Budget 2017 / Arts and culture

The Canadian Arts Coalition participates in the 2017 Alternative Federal Budget

Once again, the Canadian Arts Coalition is honoured to participate in the Alternative Federal Budget. The 2017 Alternative Federal Budget, entitled High Stakes, Clear Choices, is spearheaded by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). We have participated as the contributor of the chapter on Arts & Culture. Each year, the CCPA creates the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) as […]

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Artists and cultural workers discuss big ideas for #DigiCanCon

Exhaustive Canadian Content Consultation Wrap Ups

The public consultation on Canadian content in a digital world, launched in September, came to a conclusion today. Many Coalition members have participated in live events, others have listened to consultations via Facebook, and some have sent in their own written submissions. The Coalition’s leadership has been very active to ensure that the voice of artists […]

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