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Arts and culture key to building belonging, but more resources needed to improve quality of arts facilities and programs, highlights new national Vital Signs report

April 25, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) – A new national report, released today by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other. Vital Signs: Arts […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 20173 Views

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25 Artists Nominated for the 2017 Sobey Art Award Competition – $100,000 in prize money will be awarded to young Canadian artists

OTTAWA, April 19, 2017 – The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada today announced the long list of nominees for Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize, the 2017 Sobey Art Award. The Sobey Art Award is presented annually to a Canadian artist aged 40 and under who has exhibited in a public or […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201711 Views

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Place des Arts hosts the ISPA Congress, a flagship event on the international cultural scene

MONTREAL, April 19, 2017– From May 23-27, an estimated 450 performing arts leaders from some 185 cities in about 40 countries will meet in the province of Quebec to take part in the 100th International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress. Initiated by Place des Arts, the discussions with ISPA started three years ago […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201712 Views

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Thunderbird Partnership FoundationAudio Youth Reflections - Connecting with Culture

Youth Reflections – Connecting with Culture

Credits: Thunderbird Partnership Foundation Published on Mar 31, 2017  

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201711 Views

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Minister Joly Announces New Voices to Help Support and Promote Arts in Canada

GATINEAU, April 7, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the appointment of eight part-time members to the Board of Directors of the Canada Council for the Arts. These new appointments follow the Government of Canada’s open, transparent and merit-based appointment process—one that recommends high-quality candidates who advance gender parity and truly reflect Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 11, 201717 Views

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Canadians attend memorials for Vimy Ridge centennial country wide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 9, 2017  By Nicole Thompson and Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS Though there are no surviving veterans who fought at Vimy Ridge, Canadians across the country are making sure their legacy is not forgotten on the battle’s centennial anniversary. Those who were not among the 25,000 Canadians at the site of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201714 Views

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Montréal’s 375th anniversary – La Grande Tournée celebrates Montréal: 19 boroughs in 19 weekends!

MONTRÉAL, April 3, 2017  – A major 375th event, La Grande Tournée, presented by Cirque Éloize, will be travelling from end to end of the city throughout the summer to celebrate its history and its people, have fun and live it up in our communities. Each one of the city’s 19 boroughs will become the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201715 Views

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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201715 Views

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Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations – Official programming – March 31 to April 6, 2017

History, art and family fun on the program! MONTRÉAL, March 31, 2017  – This week, the official programming for Montréal’s 375th anniversary is chock full of historical discoveries, with Arts nomades and Cultivons nos raciness leading the way! The latter gives people the chance to discover time-honoured Aboriginal gardening techniques. During this festive week, family […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201727 Views

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Footprints: A Walk Through Generations – First Travelling Exhibit Opens at Aanischaaukamikw Prior to Regional and National Tour

Oujé-Bougoumou, Eeyou Istchee, QC, March 30, 2017  – Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first travelling exhibit Footprints: A Walk Through Generations on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The event will be hosted by Dr. Abel Bosum, President of Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute. The exhibit will open at ACCI in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201735 Views

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