05w08:4 Canada Council Roundup

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Good Reads Mailing List | 2005 week 8 number 4 (canada council roundup)

Because it’s Budget Day in Canada, seems apropos to revisit the proposed changes to the Canada Council, since after all, it’s all about Ottawa’s money, and it coincides with Monday’s publication in the Globe and Mail of an article by Kevin Temple on the subject, which he’s allowed me to reproduce on the Goodreads site. – Timothy

——————————————————————— Marketplace will dictate Canada Council funding, artists say | Kevin Temple
“Nothing puts knots in the smocks of the country’s artists like messing with the Canada Council for the Arts. The current twist – a proposal from the visual-arts section of the Council that fundamentally changes the way it funds individual artists – caused confusion last fall and set off an outburst of blogging, e-mailing and petition-signing in the art community bumptious enough for the Council to reconsider its plans”. Note: there are additional related links on the page

National Consultations with Visual Artists | The Canada Council for the Arts

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emailed by Timothy on Wednesday 23 February 2005 @ 12:46 PM

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