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Coalition Welcomes News of Liberal Pledge and Encourages All Parties to Share Their Vision

September 23, 2008 – The Canadian Arts Coalition welcomes the news of the Liberal party’s pledge to increase the Canada Council for the Arts’ annual operating budget to $360 million and to restore $45 million dollars in recent program cuts at the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Department of Foreign Affairs. The Liberal pledge […]

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Together, let’s build the case for further funding in the arts!

This afternoon, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will deliver the federal budget for 200809. Recognizing this will be the first year the additional $30 million in funding to the Canada Council for the Arts is made permanent, the Canadian Arts Coalition does not anticipate any announcements respecting additional funding to the Council. Rather, it is clear […]

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