(2001-12-18) The Canada Council for the Arts today announced its plans for the distribution of $75 million in new funding over the next three years.
(2001-12-12) Canada's largest theatre companies, dance companies, opera companies and symphony orchestras face major challenges in expanding their audience and generating sufficient revenues to be financially sustainable, says a new report conducted by the Canada Council for the Arts.
(2001-11-14) The Canada Council for the Arts announced today the names of the winners of the 2001 Governor General's Literary Awards, in English and French, in the categories of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, children's literature (text and illustration) and translation.
(2001-11-08) A full list of the award winners, with biographical information and visuals, will be available as of 9 a.m. EST on November 14 on the Canada Council website.
(2001-10-29) a rendezvous with talented young Canadian jazz musicians November 2, 2001, at 7:30 pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Exhibition Place, Toronto
(2001-10-23) The Canada Council for the Arts announced today the names of the nominees for the 2001 Governor General's Literary Awards, in English and French, in the categories of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, children's literature (text and illustration) and translation.
(2001-10-15) The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the appointment of Russell Kelley as head of its Music Section, effective December 1, 2001.
(2001-10-12) The Canada Council for the Arts is among the first 18 national arts funding bodies admitted as founding members of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA).
(2001-10-10) Nominees: Tuesday, October 23, Winners: Wednesday, November 14
(2001-10-09) The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the winners of jazz i.d., the nationwide competition for young Canadian professional jazz musicians. The winners are: David Braid Sextet, Bryn Roberts Group, Tom Daniels Trio, The Donny Kennedy Quintet and Quinsin Nachoff Quartet.
(2001-09-18) The Art Bank of the Canada Council
for the Arts will be at the
Montreal World Trade Centre,
September 24 to 28, 2001
(2001-09-07) The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that Micheline Lesage has been appointed Director of the Arts Division, effective immediately.
(2001-09-05) The Canada Council for the Arts has described the first year of the new millennium as "a year of achievement" for Canadian artists at home and abroad.
(2001-09-04) The Board of the Canada Council for the Arts will meet in Regina and Saskatoon from September 11-15. The Board meets four times each year - three times in Ottawa, and once in another region of Canada.
(2001-08-28) The Art Bank of the Canada Council for the Arts will tour to Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta from September 4-28, 2001, as part of an awareness campaign for potential clients.
(2001-07-04) Jean-Louis Roux, Chairman of the Canada Council for the Arts, will be visiting Moncton, Dalhousie, Shediac, Bouctouche and Caraquet later this month to meet with artists, arts organizations and the media and to participate in a variety of cultural events.
(2001-06-11) The Director of the Canada Council for the Arts says the awarding of a major international prize to Alberta artists Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller is "a testament to both the remarkable creativity of Canadian artists and the value of public support for the arts."
(2001-06-07) Jacques Poulin, one of Quebec's most distinguished writers, and Ian Hacking, a world-renowned philosopher currently teaching at the University of Toronto, have been awarded the Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes for 2000.
(2001-05-07) The Canada Council for the Arts is holding a nationwide competition for young professional jazz musicians to showcase their work at the Canadian International Jazz Convention in Toronto in November 2001.
(2001-05-02) The Canada Council Art Bank will acquire 54 new works with a total value of $139,120, its first acquisitions in more than five years.
(2001-04-26) The Canada Council for the Arts and the Berton House Writer's Retreat Society announced today a new partnership to fund four writers' residencies a year at the Berton House Writer's Retreat in Dawson City, Yukon.
(2001-04-25) The Canada Council for the Arts congratulates Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, whose film Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner) has been officially selected for the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, taking place May 9 to 20.
(2001-04-20) The the Canada Council for the Arts announced today that it will inject $2.5 million over the course of the next five years into the creation and production of new Canadian opera and music theatre.
(2001-04-03) The Canada Council for the Arts has announced that its Media Arts Section will receive an additional $1 million per year starting this year, following the implementation of the new Canadian Feature Film Policy announced in October 2000 by the Department of Canadian Heritage.
(2001-02-21) The Public Lending Right (PLR) Commission celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. This commission, set up in 1986, makes payments to Canadian authors for the presence of their books in public and university libraries. This week, it is distributing $8.6 million to 12,740 Canadian writers, translators and illustrators.
(2001-02-20) A committee of prominent Canadian artists and visual art experts has been chosen to select new works to be purchased by the Canada Council Art Bank for the next two years.
(2001-02-12) Canadian Aboriginal artists - status and non-status, Métis and Inuit - who are interested in producing projects in film, video, audio or new media are invited to contact the Media Arts Section of the Canada Council for the Arts to find out more about the Aboriginal Media Arts Program. The next application deadline is April 1st, 2001.
(2001-01-25) The Canada Council for the Arts wants to know how best to help Canada's largest performing arts organizations maintain their financial stability and expand their audiences, and has formed a high-level working group to provide advice and recommendations.
(2001-01-15) When TV-watchers tune into the new Alliance Atlantis drama series The Associates, which makes its debut on CTV on Tuesday, January 16, they will have an opportunity to view some 25 works of contemporary Canadian art, thanks to the Canada Council Art Bank.
(2001-01-10) The Dance Section of the Canada Council for the Arts is pleased to announce the introduction of a pilot program to support organizational development in the not-for-profit professional dance community.