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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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The Canada Council for the Arts announces recipients of the 2014 Killam Prizes

Five of Canada’s top scholars and scientists were recognized as the Canada Council announced the winners of the 2014 Killam Prizes, which awards $100,000 to each recipient.

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David Myles, singer-songwriter.

Artist Story

Australia for David Myles

David Myles’ Into the Sun, a musical exploration of Brazilian and African rhythms, was a success in Canada. Thanks in part to a Council travel grant, the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist earned acclaim in Australia also, at the 2011 Woodford Folk Festival...

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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...