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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 for the Arts in 2008, with his mandate renewed for a second term in 2013. Mr. Rotman was fond of saying that he came to the Board of the Canada Council not as an artist or arts administrator, but as a...

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...

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. 

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, 2015  Good afternoon and welcome to all. I want to begin by thanking Natasha, on behalf of all of us, for her inspiring performance. I’m delighted that...

News Release

It’s time for our Annual Public Meeting!

On January 20 at 4 pm, we invite you to join us for our 2015 Annual Public Meeting.

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ImagineNATIVE

Artist Story

Aboriginal art on screen

The ImagineNATIVE Festival brings together renowned Aboriginal filmmakers and video artists and programmers, buyers and industry professionals, and presents remarkable works to the public. Artists, professionals and the public benefit from the Canada Council’s support for ImagiNATIVE…