BC Alliance executive director Brenda Leadlay recently guest-authored a blog post for the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres on how emphasizing inclusivity and accessibility can lead to a more democratic, culturally enriched society.Read More
The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.
Leadlay told the Straight that Arts Club hiring committee members must ensure that "they are aware of the national concern that is surrounding [...] cultural diversity in leadership positions."Read More
A team of concerned artists from across the country is urging members of the arts community to take part in a letter-writing campaign as a result of serious concerns about new policies affecting community-engaged arts practice in the context of the Canada Council's New Funding Model.Read More
The legal system can feel like an undertow, like an invisible tugging just below the surface of our daily lives - especially for non-profits. Read more on Struggling with the Undertow: Non-Profits and the Law from Alison Brewin Consulting.Read More
The Ministry of Finance is seeking public feedback on the proposed new Societies Act (to replace the existing Society Act which governs all non-profit societies in BC). The draft legislation is outlined in a White Paper and includes a provision that is of particular concern to many non-profits.Read More
On Friday, September 26, the monthly breakfast speaker series MP Breakfast Connections presents MP Joyce Murray with guest speaker president & CEO of Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol, on the topic “Can public broadcasting survive in Canada?”Read More