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Christi Belcourt, winner of the inaugural Governor General's Innovation Award

"Our warm congratulations to artist Christi Belcourt, an artist of uncompromising vision with deep commitment to both her practice and the ongoing resurgence and struggles for Indigenous self determination. Her work continually inspires critical thinking, provokes dialogue and...

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EXTRACTION wins national competition to represent Canada at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

Provocatively called EXTRACTION, the project will feature an installation, film and book addressing the ecologies and territories of resource extraction.

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Shaping a New Future for the Arts in Canada: Canada Council sets vision for the next five years, announces new funding

The Canada Council for the Arts today outlined an ambitious vision for the arts sector in Canada with the release of its latest strategic plan, Shaping a New Future, 2016-21 and the announcement of several major funding initiatives for the current year.

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Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in tradition, yet address contemporary issues and practices. Power, politics, war and culture Bardesono is known for her sensitive approach to difficult plays that...