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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, 20171 Views

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PSA: Call for proposals – tourism and cultural industries projects

24 April 2017  The Department of Economic Development and Transportation is accepting funding applications for the 2017-18 fiscal year for projects that help build the tourism, culture and arts sectors in Nunavut. Non-profit organizations, municipalities, tourism outfitters, artist groups and individuals are eligible for funding. Have questions? Contact the Department of Economic Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 20176 Views

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PETA’s anti-commercial sealing videos ‘devastating’ to Inuit, critic says – CBC

PETA says it supports Inuit hunt, but Aaju Peter says anti-sealing campaigns harm Inuit communities Apr 21, 2017 One of the most prominent Inuit sealing advocates says a new anti-commercial sealing video from PETA continues “devastating” negative stereotypes against the industry. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a video on social media Monday […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 20179 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, 20176 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, 20175 Views

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YVR Art Foundation: NEW! Aspiring Artist Awards – 2017 Call for Applications

April 13, 2017 The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for the new Aspiring Artist Awards of $500 each. Up to five Aspiring Artist Awards are now offered annually to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 15-19) who wish to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201720 Views

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QNSW: Winners announced International Women’s Day Competition ‘Celebrating Women’s Traditional Clothing’

April 13, 2017 Winners 1st Prize: ‘Throat Singers’ by Janet Ripley Armstrong, Iqaluit 2nd Prize: ‘Pretty in Pink’ by Jenn Greenley, Cambridge Bay 3rd Prize: ‘Little Girl in Traditional Clothing’ by Glenda Arnaqjuaq, Hall Beach NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201728 Views

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Funding programs support artistic exploration and creative communities

April 13, 2017 Artists and community organizations received a total of $261,700 for a variety of arts projects and touring opportunities through the final 2016 submission periods of the Advanced Artist Award, Touring Artist Fund and Arts Fund. The Advanced Artist Award supported 13 professional artists to develop new work, learn new artistic skills, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201712 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, 201713 Views

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Image by renowned Nunavut artist appears on commemorative $10 bill – NunatsiaqOnline

April 10, 2017 “This bank note is intended to captivate our imagination” An image by the late Kenojuak Ashevak of Cape Dorset, “Owl’s Bouquet,” will appear on a commemorative $10 bill that the Bank of Canada unveiled April 7 in Ottawa. “This bank note is intended to captivate our imagination and instill pride in what […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201712 Views

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