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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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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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