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Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts honour 8 of Canada’s best

2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement.

Joseph L Rotman

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Canada Council honours the memory and contributions of Chair Joseph L. Rotman

Ottawa, January 27, 2015 – The Canada Council is deeply saddened at the news of the passing of our Chair, Mr. Joseph L. Rotman. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends, colleagues and all those who benefited from his leadership. He was appointed Chair of the Canada Council...

Canada History Week

Canada History Week: July 1-7

Celebrate Canada’s recent history through its remarkable artists.

Over the past 60 years, Canada’s identity has been shaped by its arts and culture – and the Canada Council has been proud to play a leading role.  This week we will be revisiting some of the most important milestones in our shared art history. 

Simon Brault – Canada Council Annual Public Meeting

Speech given by Simon Brault, Director and CEO Canada Council for the Arts Annual Public Meeting 150 Elgin Street January 20, 2015  Good morning/afternoon, I hope, like me, you enjoyed this video. To see the full version, check out a film festival near you. This film is likely to be...

Nathalie Bondil – Canada Council Annual Public Meeting

Speaking notes for Nathalie Bondil, Vice-Chair Canada Council for the Arts Annual Public Meeting 150 Elgin Street January 20,...

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Ensemble Masques

Artist Story

Masques: from 17th to 21st

Bach, Clérambault and Telemann live on… thanks to the interpretations of Montréal’s Ensemble Masques! With the Council’s support, the ensemble has performed for audiences across Canada and beyond. From San Diego to Vienna, and soon, London...