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Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards

Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards

Current winners

Current Winners

Amanda Strong, Yara El-Ghadban, Kevin Lau, Marcus Youssef, Bruno Bouchard, Vladimir "7Starr" Laurore and Kevin Schmidt have all been recognized for outstanding achievement in their respective disciplines.

*Prize Currently Suspended*

This prize is currently suspended, as the Council reviews its suite of prizes in order to best serve artists and artistic communities. Stay tuned for updates about this prize.

What is this prize?

The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards are given for outstanding artistic achievement by Canadian artists in seven disciplines: Dance, Inter-Arts, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing and Publishing.

Prize amount

Seven prizes of $15,000 each

How to qualify

This prize is currently under review.



Who created this prize?

The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Fund was established thanks to a generous bequest from Mr. Lynch-Staunton to the Canada Council in 1967.

For more information

Competition suspended

Cumulative list of winners

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