Art In Canada News

Below is a list of news articles that we've found highlight the advancement of art and the use of art to build business and help the community.

A look ahead to 2016 - Our last post looked at the big events in arts and culture politics and policy in 2015.  It included some big wins for the sector.

Here’s our look ahead to 2016, the last year in the road to 2017.

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A Fact about the Arts from the Canada Council for the Arts - Art Gallery programs occupy an integral place in communities, especially through links with children:  art galleries funded by the Canada Council for the Arts report over 30,000 tours offered to school groups, representing nearly 1 million children a year. See other important Canadian facts about the arts...www.canadacouncil.ca

Art fights radicalization, boosts diplomacy and creates jobs, says Canada Council head - Art can help to steer impressionable young people away from religious radicalization, says the director of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Simon Brault also says that a new government on Parliament Hill understands that Canada must restore the art and cultural arm of its international diplomacy, if it wants to have meaningful relationships with other nations. ottawacitizen.com

A Fact about the Arts from the Canadian Arts Coalition - People who attend arts activites have been shown to be significantly healthier, have lower anxiety and be less subject to depression. See other important Canadian facts about the arts...www.canadianartscoalition.com

Thank You Arts Advocates! : The results are in, and Canadians have chosen Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party to lead Canada...www.us11.campaign-archive2.com

Liberals to invest in Canadian culture and middle class jobs: A Liberal government will reinvest in our cultural and creative industries, to creat jobs, grow the economy and middle class, and strengthen...www.liberal.ca 

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