On July 30, 2015 the Canada Council announced the appointment of businessman and philanthropist Pierre Lassonde as the new chair of its board of directors, effective immediately.Read More
The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.
Premier Christy Clark announced changes to provincial cabinet responsibilities on July 30. Peter Fassbender takes over from Coralee Oakes as the new Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.Read More
An open letter from members of the community to the board of directors of the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards focuses on the issue of a lack of diversity among Jessie nominees and recipients.Read More
Take part in Culture Days' national contest for a chance to win a stay at a Fairmont Hotel or Resort in Canada, plus a donation of $5,000 to a Canadian artist or cultural organization of your choice.Read More
Young people between the ages of 13-18 who are currently in or have been in the foster care system are invited to take the lead in arts based community projects by participating in this year's YoungStarters program. Program application deadline is July 10, 2015.Read More
The Carter Wosk BC Creative Achievement Awards for Applied Art and Design celebrate those who, through their creativity, contribute to the cultural and economic fabric of British Columbia. The deadline for nominations for the 2015 Awards has been extended to July 13, 2015.Read More
Celebrate those who have made exceptional contributions to the arts in Vancouver by submitting a nomination for the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards! The deadline has been extended to Friday, July 17, 2015.Read More