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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, 2015598 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, 2015467 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, 2015553 Views

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imagineNATIVE Celebrates Summer with A Series Of Special Events

07/10/2015 With the 16th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival (October 14-18, 2015) just a few months away, imagineNATIVE is continuing its summer celebrations by collaborating with the PANAM Games-associated Aboriginal Pavilion, presented by the Aboriginal Leadership Partners and Planet IndigenUS 2015, to present several free screenings in Toronto and Brantford in July and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015367 Views

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Cheri Maracle from Norway to Ontario!

Newest IPAA member Cheri Maracle is in Norway at the Riddu Riddu Festival to perform “Paddle Song” which is a one woman show which explores the life and times of E. Pauline Johnson, Six Nations poet who was popular in the 19th century! Cheri will be performing “Paddle Song” back home in Ontario. Not only […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2015433 Views

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Supporting Arts, Culture and Heritage

Government of Canada provides funding in support of  arts, culture and heritage sector July 3, 2015 – Toronto – Department of Canadian Heritage The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament (Eglinton–Lawrence), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced that the arts, culture […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015602 Views

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Greater Sudbury Development Corporation Approves Arts and Culture Grants

July 2, 2015 The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) Board has approved $594,912 in funding to 44 local arts and culture organizations through the Arts and Culture Grant Program. This program was established to stimulate the growth and development of this important economic sector, and to increase its potential to attract and retain a talented […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2015496 Views

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Mmmm… fresh Bread on Canada Day! Celebrate Canada’s diversity July 1 with an NFB interactive project featuring the recipes and experiences of six Canadian women

June 25, 2015 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) On July 1, visit the new National Film Board of Canada (NFB) interactive documentary Bread and meet six women whose unique bread recipes reflect their culture, heritage and family history―then try to bake your own! In this interactive project, Alberta artist and social […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015691 Views

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New Chair of the Ontario Arts Council Nominated

Province Nominates an Expert in the Culture Sector June 29, 2015 Ontario has nominated Rita Davies for the position of Chair of the Ontario Arts Council. For over 30 years, Davies has been a strong leader in the arts community, supporting regional arts and culture sector development. Davies has previously served as the first Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015520 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and Canada Day Events in Aurora

Funding from the Celebrate Canada program helps make community events possible June 29, 2015 – Aurora, Ontario – Department of Canadian Heritage Lois Brown, Member of Parliament (Newmarket–Aurora), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $25,000 in funding to the Corporation of the Town of Aurora. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015390 Views

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