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About the Equity Office

The Equity Office advances the principle of equity. It works to increase equity of access to Canada Council’s grants and services. It...

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Honouring Geoff McMurchy

The Canada Council is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Deaf and disability arts pioneer Geoff McMurchy and sends condolences...

Kalabanté

Artist Story

Kalabanté

Productions Kalabanté, a Montréal-based company that combines African music and circus arts, has an impressive roster of partners — Artcirq (Nunavut), Cirque Éloize (Montreal), Hand Drum Rhythms (Victoria and Winnipeg), Education Without Borders (Vancouver) — and a solid network of national and international distributors. Kalabanté’s mission is two-fold: to promote African culture and to carry out a humanitarian aid project. All of its profits go...

Canada Council for the Arts - ASL

Bob Frazer and Marc Senior in the Realwheels production Whose Life is it Anyway? Photo: Tim Matheson

Congratulations to Realwheels Theatre

Realwheels Theatre’s production of Whose Life is it Anyway? has been nominated for six Jessie awards as part of the 32nd annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Realwheels is a Vancouver-based, professional theatre company that produces performances that deepen the audience’s understanding of the disability experience. 

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Deaf and Disability Arts

With the Canada Council's publication of the Moving Forward: Strategic Plan 2008-11, disability was named as a new area of exploration...

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

Artist Story

Art for all

MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre aims to build a national network of companies integrating the practices of differently-abled artists…

News Release

Pierre Lassonde named New Chair of the Board of the Canada Council for the Arts

Mr. Lassonde assumes the role immediately for a 5-year term. He was selected after a comprehensive search, following the death of former Chair Joseph L. Rotman in January.

Research

Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...