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About the Equity Office

The Equity Office advances the principle of equity. It works to increase equity of access to Canada Council’s grants and services. It...

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Pamela Boyd and Thomas Poulsen, dancers, in <em>Paired,</em> choreography by Naomi Brand, production of MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre. Photo: Leah Hennel.

Artist Story

MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre breaks down barriers

Alito Alessi’s quote “All bodies speak. Everyone has a story to tell,” sums up the philosophy of MoMo Mixed Ability Dance Theatre. Bringing together artists with and without disability, the Alberta company creates initiatives and dance-theatre performances that remove barriers. In 2012, with Canada Council support, MoMo organized a conference for companies integrating the practices of differently abled participants. Its goal: to build a strong national network…

Canada Council for the Arts - ASL

Bob Frazer and Marc Senior in the Realwheels production Whose Life is it Anyway? Photo: Tim Matheson

Congratulations to Realwheels Theatre

Realwheels Theatre’s production of Whose Life is it Anyway? has been nominated for six Jessie awards as part of the 32nd annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Realwheels is a Vancouver-based, professional theatre company that produces performances that deepen the audience’s understanding of the disability experience. 

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Deaf and Disability Arts

With the Canada Council's publication of the Moving Forward: Strategic Plan 2008-11, disability was named as a new area of exploration...

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Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.

Liliona Quarmyne, dancer, in <em>Listen Where I Walk,</em> 2012, choreography by Liliona Quarmyne. Photo: Cara Jones.

Artist Story

Dancestry

Dancer Liliona Quarmyne from Antigonish, NS, explores her ancestry through dance with dance artists from around the world…

Joseph L Rotman

News Release

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...

Research

Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...