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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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NAfro Dance. Photo: Rod Braun.

Artist Story

Dance: Canadian culture, African hues

Mapiko, Patan III and Xilongo… These are the titles of some of the intensely theatrical works by NAfro Dance Productions. The only contemporary African dance company in Western Canada, NAfro encourages and supports the development of African and African-Canadian dancers and choreographers. The Canada Council is pleased to support NAfro Dance creations, productions and capacity building…

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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…

Communiqué (photo : Francis Gagnon, 2013)

News Release

Canada Council for the Arts releases Annual Report, highlights funding for the arts and creativity across Canada

Last year, we funded $153.6 million in grants, prizes and payments to artists and arts organizations across the country.

Research

Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...