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Taxation and the Artist

Taxation and the Artist

The Canadian Arts Coalition has created a Committee on Taxation and the Artist in partnership with many NASO organizations including CARFAC, IMAA, and the Canadian Dance Assembly. April Britski of CARFAC National has been leading this committee, with support from Co-Chair Kate Cornell. The Committee is focused on the fair treatment of professional artists regarding […]

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New Voices Lead Policy Development and Research at the Coalition

The Canadian Arts Coalition is proud to announce that Christine Pellerin and Hamal Docter have been appointed Co-Chairs of the Research and Policy Committee. This double appointment comes at a time when the Coalition is more and more frequently asked to participate in studies and consultations: in the last two months, the Coalition appeared three […]

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Arts Day Reception 2017
Photo Credit: Tara Mazurk

The Inside Scoop on the Respectful Workplaces Announcement: From Advocacy to Press Conference

When you read a government press release about new funding, you may think, how did the government come to that decision? Advocates helped them come to that decision. I’d like to tell you the behind-the-scenes story of this funding announcement.   Here is the press release: The Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council […]

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The Canadian Arts Coalition supports Canadian creation in the Copyright Act Review

The following requests have been brought forward by Canadian creators and creative organizations in consultations with the Federal Government in 2017. Improve the efficiency of the Copyright Board’s operations. Ensure predictability in the Board’s decisions. Preserve and elevate Canadian creativity. Set proper limits on exceptions to preserve the market for Canadian works. Guarantee fair remuneration […]

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