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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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News from the Canadian Content Consultation

The announcement of the cultural policy advisory group was the subject of much discussion, including an open letter led by CARFAC. The Coalition heard your feedback and took it to a meeting with the Minister’s office. We were reassured that: the consultation will include several different ways to participate, including in-person and online components this […]

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Have Your Say in Shaping the Future of Canadian Arts Policy

Digital content and international market access are two areas that arts advocates have been trying to get on the table at the federal government for some time. “Canadian content in a digital world” (CanCon) is a rare opportunity to put “everything on the table” when it comes to Canadian cultural policy. The pre-consultation online survey […]

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Mélanie Joly in conversation with Jim Fleck and participants at the Canadian Arts Summit, Banff, April 2016

Recognition of Achievements at the Department of Canadian Heritage

Six months into her mandate, the new Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, already boasts major accomplishements that haven’t gone unnoticed. First, the $1.87 billion dollars investment in the 2016 federal budget proclaimed the arts and culture as a driver of the Canadian economy. Second, the changes to the administration of grants and contributions announced […]

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