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Evergreen Brick Works: a cultural hub or a community hub?

Cultural Hubs or Community Hubs? The Question is Raised at the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Today, the Canadian Arts Coalition was appearing before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage as the part of the Study on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada. The Co-Chairs of the Coalition, Kate Cornell and Frédéric julien, presented a testimony inspired by the 2016 infrastructure brief. The testimony highlighted the need for affordable housing […]

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Smiling Coalition advocates in a reception room within the Parliament.

2017 in Review

The Canadian Arts Coalition articulately and strategically advanced the cause of the arts sector in 2017. Like previous years, the Coalition responded to the federal budget, prepared a pre-budget brief, hosted an Arts Day on the Hill, and participated in the Alternative Federal Budget. The Canadian Arts Coalition also continued to build relationships with MPs […]

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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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