Sector News - October 2018
04 October 2018 YRAC
Mass Culture Gatherings
Mass Culture has received funding to develop and support a series of gatherings across Canada. These gatherings are supported by the generosity of the Toronto Arts Council through their Open Door program. Eleven conversations are currently in planning across the country, gathering artists, cultural workers, policy-makers, academics… to consider the gaps and needs in Canadian research and policy on topics ranging from cities as creative hubs, affordable housing for artists and professional development to well-being and creativity, social ROI and the impact of community arts. Read More
Moving forward - Towards a Stronger Canadian Museum Sector
A House of Commons committee put forth recommendations to Canada's federal government. Read More
Ontario Tourism Summit 2018
Gather with industry colleagues and tourism leaders for two days at Caesars Windsor to network, gain new insights, explore trending topics and celebrate excellence at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala. Read More
The Ottawa Art Gallery has launched the publication and program Contemporary Indigenous Arts in the Classroom
The publication and program “aims to provide elementary and high school–level teachers with curriculum-linked lesson plans designed by contemporary Indigenous artists,” says a release. Read More
Take the Survey: Impact of Bill 148 on Ontario Business
Please take TIAO short (10 questions) survey on how amendments to Ontario's employment standards, labour relations and occupational health and safety legislation (collectively called Bill 148) has impacted your business since January 1, 2018.
Ontario’s new rules - Cannabis legalization on Oct 17, 2018
Read up on rules for the workplace and where it can be used here.
Vancouver painter Tyler Toews on his art career and living with schizophrenia
Living with and accepting his mental illness has helped this artist find creative fulfilment. Read More
Theatre Ontario Introduces Emergence 2.0
Two part event that features advocating for yourself and coffee date mentorship sessions. Read More
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