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About Music

The Music Section supports the ongoing development of outstanding Canadian artistically driven music, created, performed, produced and...

Artist Story

Canadian music abroad

With children’s shows and concerts, the Saint John String Quartet (SJSQ) promotes Canadian concerts in the world. The New Brunswick quartet’s 2012 tour in France was a great success. The Canada Council’s support promotes the international outreach of the SJSQ and Canadian music…

Juno Awards 2014

Congratulations to all Canada Council-funded artists nominated for a Juno Award!

Serena Ryder (Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Juno Fan Choice Award) A Tribe Called Red...

David Buchbinder's Odessa/Havana, Walk to the Sea, wins the JUNO's World Music Album of the Year award, sponsored by the Canada Council

Blog Post

JUNOs 2014: The music you love, the music we support

Winnipeg was the hub of Canadian music this past weekend as the 2014 JUNOs celebrated the finest of 2013 recording releases. Not only were there the celebrated television event on Sunday night and the Saturday night awards gala where 90% of the prizes are distributed, but JUNOfest kept the city...

Pastelle LeBlanc, musician. Photo: Isabelle Paille.

Artist Story

Acadian solo

Pastelle LeBlanc from Acadian group Vishtèn goes solo. Her debut album to include accordion sounds and a few “turluttes”…

News Release

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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Past recipients

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