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The 2014 Governor General's Medals in Architecture honour heritage, the environment and education

The winning buildings reflect excellence in sustainable design, innovation and compatibility with the landscape.

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Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.

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Simon Brault named as new Director of the Canada Council for the Arts

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the appointment of Simon Brault as Director of the Canada Council for the Arts for a term of five years, effective June 26, 2014. Department of Canadian Heritage news release

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The 2014 winner of the John Hobday Award in Arts Management is Chris Lorway, Executive Director of Soundstreams in Toronto.

The award will give Lorway the opportunity to work with National Arts Centre CEO Peter Herrndorf over a four-month period.

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Artist Story

Ariana Bardesono: 2013 John Hirsch Prize

Arianna Bardesono, one of the country’s most exciting new theatre directors, is bringing to the stage works that are grounded in tradition, yet address contemporary issues and practices. Power, politics, war and culture Bardesono is known for her sensitive approach to difficult plays that...

Community members seeking help for their cell phones during Rita McKeough's H, an offsite project presented by Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre as part of the Mondo Monde - New Media + festival from July 24 to August 4, 2013.

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Amanda Fauteux: Dialogues on public engagement in the arts

Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre is an artist-run centre in Sackville, New Brunswick; a town affectionately referred to by...