The Honourable Mélanie Joly, who served in the role from 2015-2018, has been newly appointed as Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie.Read More
The latest news on BC's arts, culture and heritage sector.
The new report, approved by City Council on July 10, details key gaps in the City’s existing Cultural Infrastructure Plan, along with nine immediate recommendations create and expand cultural space in Vancouver.Read More
On May 15, City staff presented to Vancouver City Council on the early findings of the Creative City Strategy. The presentation was an update on what the City has heard so far from the community during the preliminary engagement phase.Read More
The Province of British Columbia has launched the Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Fund, to support arts and culture by and for communities outside both the Metro Vancouver Regional District and the Capital Regional District. The deadline for submissions is March 2.Read More
Appointment opportunities at CBC/Radio-Canada, including positions on the board of directors and as president/CEO of the corporation, are now open to the public. Deadlines for each position can be found inside.Read More
In the BC Liberal Party's throne speech delivered at the B.C. Legislature on June 22, Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon pledged that the government would double the budget of the BC Arts Council, in line with the BC Alliance for Arts + Culture's recommendations.Read More
The private right of action provision of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), which would have allowed class action lawsuits against individuals and organizations in violation of the legislation, has been suspended. CASL comes into effect on July 1.Read More