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Save the Date: 16th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival October 14-18, 2015

TORONTO – The world’s largest showcase of Indigenous-made media art returns for its 16th edition October 14-18, 2015 in Toronto! The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival presents works by Canadian Aboriginal and international Indigenous artists working in film, video, audio and digital media and is the global hub for the Indigenous media arts community. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015450 Views

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Seven NFB Films to Screen at TIFF 2015

August 5, 2015 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) (September 10–20, 2015) with a stellar line up of feature films from Mina Shum, Mark Lewis and Guy Maddin, as well as short films from award-winning animator Howie […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015354 Views

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12 projects receive support from the Canada Media Fund’s Aboriginal Program

Toronto, July 28, 2015 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $6.1M to 12 projects that applied to the Aboriginal Program. Canadian and international audiences will enjoy five new children’s & youth productions, five documentaries, and two drama projects. The 12 projects stem from various parts of the country: one is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015433 Views

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Bridging Communities Through Song Promo

Credits: ArcPro HD Inc. On behalf of the Mino Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (the Good Hearted Women Singers) I want to share what we are doing to contribute to the reconciliation process happening across Canada. We will be coming into our 4th annual singing event called Bridging Communities through Song March 5, 2016. The theme of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2015699 Views

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Pierre Lassonde named New Chair of the Board of the Canada Council for the Arts

Ottawa, July 30, 2015 – The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment of Pierre Lassonde as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Lassonde assumes the role immediately for a 5-year term. He was selected after a comprehensive search, following the death of former Chair Joseph L. Rotman in January. Quote “A […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2015508 Views

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Grand Finale: Maadaadizi / Summer Journeys

Shuttle Bus Info to Be Announced – please contact [email protected] in the meantime. Check in at Rouge Beach 195 Rouge Hills Dr., Toronto Ontario, M5H 2N2 (Venue in case of thunder and extreme weather: West Rouge Community Centre,   270 Rouge Hills Dr. Scarborough, ON, M1C 2Z2) At Maadaadizi (“begin a journey,” in Ojibwe) be inspired by Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2015525 Views

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Congratulations to Officer Michael Murray, leaving for a new role!

Toronto, July 29, 2015 – After eight years with the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), Michael Murray, Popular and World Music and Arts Service Organizations Officer is leaving OAC on July 31, 2015. He will become Executive Director of the Toronto Musicians’Association (TMA), Local 149 of the American Federation of Musicians/Canadian Federation of Musicians. During his time […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015456 Views

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imagineNATIVE Launches August Schellenberg Award of Excellence

Calls for Donations to support new Acting Prize in Honour of Late Actor The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival invites the public to support the new August Schellenberg Award of Excellence, an annual prize that recognizes significant professional and personal achievement by an Indigenous Actor of all genders. The Award will be funded through […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2015542 Views

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Harper Government announces new investments in HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Hamilton, ON – July 21, 2015 — Office of the Minister of the Environment, Parks Canada David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced infrastructure investments totalling $3 million in HMCS Haida National Historic Site. This major investment includes […]

by mmnationtalk on July 21, 2015426 Views

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Call for nominations – Ontario Heritage Trust awards

July 17, 2015 For immediate release TORONTO – The Ontario Heritage Trust is seeking nominations to the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards and Young Heritage Leaders – its annual recognition programs celebrating contributions to heritage conservation. The nomination deadline is September 30, 2015. Through the Trust’s recognition programs, individuals, groups and communities are recognized for […]

by mmnationtalk on July 20, 2015497 Views

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