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The Music Section supports the ongoing development of outstanding Canadian artistically driven music, created, performed, produced and...

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...

Juno Awards 2014

Congratulations to all Canada Council-funded artists nominated for a Juno Award!

Serena Ryder (Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Juno Fan Choice Award) A Tribe Called Red...

<em>AMINATA,</em> novel by Lawrence Hill, 2011, Les éditions de la Pleine Lune. Photo: Ryan McVay.

Artist Story

Aminata on tour

French translation of The Book of Negroes tours Quebec thanks to publisher Éditions de la Pleine Lune and Council tour grant.

Antoine Malette-Chénier (photo : Kristan Toczko)

News Release

Promising classical performer Antoine Malette-Chénier wins 2014 Michael Measures Prize

A unique collaboration between the Canada Council for the Arts and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), this $25,000 prize recognizes promising talent in the next generation of Canadian classical musicians.

2014 Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Congrats to the winners of 2014 Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

The Canada Council for the Arts is proud to support the artistic journey of Canada’s innovative performing artists. Colin...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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