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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Performing Arts & Indigenous Arts Creation Lab – Spring 2022 | In-Person

Creation Lab residencies are designed for performing artists and companies worldwide to develop their new work in one or more…


World Bank gives $8.75 million grant for Sean Penn’s Haitian charity

Sean Penn’s Haitian relief charity has received a big grant of $8.75 million from the World Bank.


Canada announces Governor General award recipients

The Canada Council has revealed the winners of the Governor General Awards for visual and media arts.


Former Canadian ambassador tells truth about ‘Argo’

Ken Taylor, who served as Canada’s ambassador to Iran during the 1979 US hostage crisis, has spoken out about the…


Ballerina to stay in Canada due to fears for her safety

Bolshoi ballerina Svetlana Lunkina has decided to remain in Canada after receiving a number of death threats.


Canadian author paints dark portrait of Vancouver

A book of short stories by Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner presents a dark and satirical portrait of Vancouver’s future.


Cirque du Soleil to cut 400 jobs

Following the 2008 economic downturn and a strong Canadian dollar, the Cirque du Soleil will cut 400 jobs.


All aboard the Toronto art train

On Wednesday, Toronto commuters jumped aboard an unexpectedly technicolour train on their way to work.