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Danika Littlechild (photo : Kelly Bell)

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Danika Billie Littlechild appointed Vice-President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

A lawyer from the Ermineskin Cree Nation in Alberta, Ms Littlechild practices law with Indigenous peoples in several areas of expertise: governance, indigenous legal systems, environment and international law.

Antoine Malette-Chénier (photo : Kristan Toczko)

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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.

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. 
Arnold Choi and Joanthan Chan

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Musical Instrument Bank winners featured in free Chamberfest concert

Join the Canada Council for the Arts and Chamberfest on Monday, July 28 at noon for a free concert with Musical Instrument Bank winners Jonathan Chan and Arnold Choi.

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Louise Filiatrault is named Secretary-General of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

“Ms. Filiatrault brings to this position a deep content knowledge of culture and heritage,” said Mr. Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council.

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Jerome-Lapierre: Prix de Rome

Celebrating good design and architecture: A feature on the 2014 Canada Council Prix de Rome award winner Jérôme Lapierre Jérôme Lapierre has won the 2014 Canada Council for the Arts Prix de Rome for Emerging Practitioners. The award honours a recent graduate from one of...