The Culture of Community - National Performing Arts Conference, Nov. 15-18, 2017

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CAPACOA Submits Brief to the Finance Committee

August 5, 2016 – As part of the pre-budget consultation in advance of the 2017 federal budget, CAPACOA submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance. The submission endorses the recommendations of the Canadian Arts Coalition and advance additional rationales from the perspective of the touring and presenting sector.   Read more

Opportunity for Input on Infrastructure Funding

July 26, 2016 – The Government of Canada has laid out a plan to invest more than $120 billion in infrastructure over the next 10 years and Phase 1 is already underway. As Infrastructure Canada plans for Phase 2, it is seeking input from communities, stakeholders, and Canadians through the new website, infraconsults.ca.   Read more

Have you Upgraded your #ArtPresenting OS Yet?

July 7, 2016 – The 3.0 version is out, says Brian McCurdy, in his post entitled The Evolution of Presenting Practice. And in the 3.0 model, municipal performing arts centres fulfill the role of community cultural developer.   Read more

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Arts & Belonging

Vital Signs: Arts and Belonging shines a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.

Further to the publication of the national report, in April, new research findings confirmed that arts and belonging are intimately connected.

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