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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. 
David Miller, Exits (Gas Chamber and Crematorium 1, Auschwitz, August 24, 2010), 2012, chromogenic colour prints mounted on aluminum

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David Miller: 2014 Duke & Duchess of York Prize

“Photographs have a special connection to the worlds they describe and create, to those things that once existed but no longer do.” - David Miller

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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Island Media Arts CO-OP. Photo: Jason Rogerson

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PEI goes hi tech

Island Media Arts Cooperative is riding the wave of technological change. Its resources, equipment, services and workshops allow the Prince Edward Island media arts community to keep on top of changes in this rapidly changing discipline …