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Minister Mélanie Joly presents her vision for a Creative Canada

Canadian Arts Coalition’s Trade and Innovation Recommendations Recognized in Minister Joly’s Vision for a Creative Canada

The Canadian Arts Coalition commends the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, for having undertaken a monumental policy review and for delivering an equally ambitious vision. This policy review, although not stipulated in the Minister’s mandate letter, was long awaited and sorely needed. Within today’s exhaustive vision, the Coalition welcomes two announcements that will be […]

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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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Arts Day on the Hill 2016

Arts Day on the Hill 2016 – The Largest in History!

On Tuesday October 25, 2016, 160 arts advocates from across Canada traveled to Parliament Hill to deliver the three messages of the Canadian Arts Coalition. Together, these advocates spoke with Parliamentarians in order to: 1) Thank the Federal Government for increased investments in arts and culture in Budget 2016 2) Discuss how to leverage these […]

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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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