Value of the arts
Creativity connects us, especially in times of uncertainty and emergency. And as the impact of Australia’s bushfire crisis continues, arts and creativity will be crucial to the recovery of our communities.
Culture must be at the heart of urban sustainable development, a UAE minister has said, adding that Abu Dhabi's population of many nationalities and innovation have made the city one of the best in the world.
By Rosemary Mangope As we rack our brains for how we can better support our artists in the face of limited public and private funding, sometimes the answer is glaringly simple – and is right there under our noses, where we live, where we work and on our daily commutes. This struck me after meeting an exceptionally gifted and determined young street musician from KwaZulu-Natal, a singer and drummer named Phila Dlozi.
How will creativity and invention play a critical role in helping us to shape a better future?
Pierre Lassonde's Speech, Annual Public Meeting, January 21, 2020 I’d like to open by saying that I am incredibly proud of the work the Canada Council has undertaken this past year. As many of you know, the board has an important contribution to make to the Council, and I can assure you that we take this responsibility to heart.
Simon Brault’s Speech Annual Public Meeting, January 21, 2020 I want to start by once again thanking everyone here and online for attending our annual public meeting. Michelle gave you an overview of our recent progress. I would like to present the work we are undertaking to develop our next strategic plan, which will begin in 2021.