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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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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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