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Equity in the Arts: Opening the Doors for a Better Future

And if we recognize that Canada, as one of the most diverse countries, has great cultural treasures, unique practices and excellent artists to share with the world… Then, as the national public funder, the Council has a role in fulfilling this potential and capacity for the benefit of all Canadians.

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News Release

Translation Rights Fair at the Salon du livre de Montréal

For its seventh edition, the Canada Council and the Salon du livre de Montréal are pleased to announce a new partnership: in November 2016, the SLM will be welcoming the Fair as part of its annual event.

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David Myles, singer-songwriter.

Artist Story

Australia for David Myles

David Myles’ Into the Sun, a musical exploration of Brazilian and African rhythms, was a success in Canada. Thanks in part to a Council travel grant, the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist earned acclaim in Australia also, at the 2011 Woodford Folk Festival...