(2012-11-22) For Cortège, a work which was inspired by a Leonard Cohen song.
(2012-11-13) Your ggreat books of 2012 have been revealed.
(2012-10-31) The Governor General's Literary Awards 2012 winners will be announced on Tuesday, November 13 at 10 am, during a news conference at the Conservatoire de musique et d'art dramatique du Québec in Montreal.
(2012-10-29) The English-language winning work is The Reading List by Leslie Shimotakahara, Toronto. The French-language winning work is Coma by Montreal’s François Gilbert.
(2012-10-10) In addition to allocating $157 million in financial support to professional artists and arts organizations, the Canada Council spent last year laying the groundwork for organizational and program change.
(2012-10-02) The Canada Council’s peer assessment committees selected this year’s finalists out of approximately 1,700 submitted books, choosing works that tell readers compelling stories about themselves and the world around them.
(2012-09-26) Since last Sunday, 28 finalists have been auditioning at The Royal Conservatory in Toronto for a 3-year loan of one of 17 fine-stringed instruments and one cello bow created between 1689 and 1929.
(2012-09-18) The Governor General's Literary Awards 2012 finalists will be announced on Tuesday, October 2 at 10 am.
(2012-09-17) Discover your national collection at the Canada Council Art Bank during Culture Days, including a special exhibition celebrating the Bank's 40th anniversary.
(2012-09-12) On Wednesday, September 26 at 10 am, the Canada Council for the Arts will announce the winners of 2012 Musical Instrument Bank competition.
(2012-09-07) As the world prepares to celebrate International Literacy Day, a unique Canadian literary award and readership initiative recognizing excellence in English-language literary works for Young Adults by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors was launched today.
(2012-08-28) Menaka Thakkar has been bringing classical Indian dance to Canadians for 40 years and has trained several generations of professional dancers who now enjoy thriving careers of their own.
(2012-08-21) The gallery will receive $25,000 to purchase Au service de l’impact (hommage à Paul-Émile).
(2012-07-25) Launched in September 2010 through a partnership with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), the prize will provide Mr. Crozman with $15,000 to help build his musical career, which has already taken him across Canada and abroad, to China and the Netherlands.
(2012-07-23) In English, The Grand Prize winner is Hilary Dean of Toronto, ON for “Holy Bald-Headed”.
(2012-07-17) Williamson Chong Architects received the Professional Prix de Rome to pursue research in this area, and Paul Raff Studio was awarded the Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement for a decade of building experiments in sustainable architecture.
(2012-06-27) The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that it is adding $2 million to its existing support to individual artists and arts organizations to access international markets, bringing dedicated international market access funding this year to $7 million.
(2012-06-21) The Canada Council for the Arts has acquired five additional instruments – three violins and two cellos – for the 2012 Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank (MIB) competition to be held this fall.
(2012-06-07) The 2012 Virginia Parker Prize has been awarded to rising classical singer Daniel Cabena.
(2012-05-31) Dáirine Ní Mheadhra, winner of the Molson Prize in the arts, is known for producing provocative award-winning Canadian operas that have toured around the world. Keren Rice, winner of the Molson Prize in the social sciences and humanities, is recognized for her work to preserve, revitalize and document Canada’s Aboriginal languages.
(2012-05-29) Sculptor Valerie Blass; contemporary dancer Nova Bhattacharya; interdisciplinary artist Manon De Pauw; playwright, actor and director Denis Lavalou; composer and conductor Brian Current; poet Sylvia Legris; and filmmaker and multimedia artist Graeme Patterson are this year’s winners.
(2012-05-15) “The truth is without the help and encouragement of the Canada Council I would never have written The Favourite Game or The Spice Box of Earth,” said Mr. Cohen. “I am profoundly grateful.”
(2012-05-08) The Canada Council for the Arts and Architecture Canada | RAIC today announced the recipients of the GG Medals in Architecture, recognizing excellence in recently built projects by Canadian architects based on criteria such as sustainable design, innovation and compatibility with the site.
(2012-04-03) This year, the winning scholars are Jean Grondin of Université de Montréal, Geoffrey Hinton of the University of Toronto, Louis Taillefer of Université de Sherbrooke, Mark Wainberg of McGill University and John Whalley of the University of Western Ontario.
(2012-03-29) "The Canada Council for the Arts is enormously heartened by the positive message sent by the 2012 budget and the support of the government in recognizing the Council's leadership role," said Canada Council Board Chair Joseph L. Rotman.
(2012-03-21) Tricia Baldwin and Erika Beatty will each receive $10,000 to research cutting-edge music production in other countries.
(2012-03-12) Canadians across the country can learn more about the Canada Council Art Bank by visiting a virtual presentation of signature artworks that begins today online and through social media.
(2012-02-22) The Canada Council for the Arts, which administers the Fellowships, announced that a total of close to $1 million dollars has been awarded for the seven selected projects.
(2012-02-14) Art has many great names. Discover their stories.
(2012-01-31) Christopher Morris of Toronto and Gaétan Paré of Montreal, both professional directors who founded their own theatre companies, are the winners of the Canada Council for the Arts 2012 John Hirsch Prizes.
(2012-01-25) McGill University School of Architecture graduate Jason Tsironis will use the prize to explore the potential of modern ruins and collective identity.
(2012-01-23) This event brings together Canadian publishers and literary agents to help them buy and sell translation rights and hold discussions during one-on-one meetings throughout the day.