Power of Culture speech available online

26 June 2002, Canada

'The Power of Culture in Contemporary Society', a speech delivered by the Director of the Canada Council for the Arts, Dr Shirley Thomson, in Paris on February 28, has been recently made available online. Dr Thomson, who attended speaking engagements in London, Paris and Brussels, also met with officials in each of the capitals, to discuss bilateral cultural exchanges and the work of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Cultural Agencies, which she chairs. A copy of the speech is available online at: www.canadacouncil.ca/news/pressreleases/sp0201-e.asp