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Jul 13, 2020, 19:29 ET Métis Nation - Saskatchewan invites everyone to 'Virtual Back to Batoche,' online Gathering

SASKATOON, SK, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Back to Batoche is an annual celebration which brings people together from all across North America to recognize ...


Jul 13, 2020, 11:03 ET Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program accepting applications for 2021

TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Heritage Trust is calling for applications to the 2021 Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence program. The...


Jul 12, 2020, 10:15 ET The Minister of Culture and Communications makes two announcements concerning the MNBAQ

QUÉBEC CITY, July 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy today visited the Musée national des beaux-arts du...


Jul 11, 2020, 11:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on Imamat Day

Today, Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world celebrate Imamat Day OTTAWA, ON, July 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Ismaili Muslims in Canada and...


Jul 10, 2020, 13:30 ET Bringing Fascinating Archaeology to Montérégie

Government of Canada supports the Musée d'archéologie de Roussillon in La Prairie LA PRAIRIE, QC, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Cultural and heritage...


Jul 10, 2020, 07:00 ET UNESCO Bestows Prestigious 'Global Geopark' Status on Two Outstanding Sites in the Atlantic Provinces

OTTAWA, ON, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Commission for UNESCO and the Canadian Geoparks Network are pleased to announce that the Cliffs of...


Jul 10, 2020, 03:00 ET Huion Unveils Its Latest Kamvas 22 & Kamvas 22 Plus to Empower Artists Around the World

Huion, one of the leading manufacturers of graphic input devices, launched two 21.5-inch pen displays today, namely Kamvas 22 and its higher...


Jul 09, 2020, 13:12 ET Media Advisory - Minister Guilbeault to Make Funding Announcement in MRC de Roussillon

The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make an announcement at the Musée d'archéologie de Roussillon in La Prairie...


Jul 08, 2020, 10:11 ET The MAC suspends its advertising spend and hold off on all publications on Facebook and Instagram, until July 31st

MONTRÉAL, July 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the events from the last few weeks, the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) has decided to...


Jul 08, 2020, 09:00 ET Millions to Tune in to China Music Industry Event Supported by MQA

Millions of music fans and industry professionals are set to watch the inaugural International Indie Music Season (IIMS), China's largest ever music...


Jul 07, 2020, 12:46 ET Final Components of Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations Announced

Minister Guilbeault announces details of the final components of Phase 2 of the COVID–19 Emergency Support Fund for the cultural industry GATINEAU,...


Jul 06, 2020, 19:03 ET Espace pour la vie Near You

MONTREAL, July 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - This summer, Espace pour la vie is reaching out to celebrate nature near you in parks and public spaces...


Jul 06, 2020, 07:00 ET Gradual reopening of the Science Centre starts July 14

Enjoy a Journey to Space and the IMAX® TELUS theatre MONTREAL, July 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - What's on offer Reopening of the exhibition Journey to...


Jul 03, 2020, 16:46 ET Statement by the management of Tandem Communication following the broadcast of the Canada Day in Montreal show

MONTREAL, July 3, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The management of Tandem Communication, which was responsible for the production, broadcast and editing of the...


Jul 02, 2020, 05:57 ET Despite Global Pandemic and Recession - 4ARTechnologies is the First Start-up to Fulfil Its ICO Promises With Innovative Product Release and Exchange Listing

Following the implementation of Apple recommendations, the Swiss company 4ARTechnologies launches the next version of the 4ARTapp, the art innovation ...


Jul 02, 2020, 00:44 ET Xinhua Silk Road: S. China's Guilin hosts events to celebrate Cultural and Natural Heritage Day

Guilin, one of leading tourist locations in China, has recently hosted a series of events to celebrate the Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, which...


Jul 01, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E M I N D E R -- Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Wednesday, July 1, 2020/

OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:15 a.m. The Prime Minister and his family will visit the Ottawa Food Bank...


Jun 30, 2020, 20:31 ET Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Wednesday, July 1, 2020

OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:15 a.m. The Prime Minister and his family will visit the Ottawa Food Bank...


Jun 30, 2020, 11:31 ET New emergency funding initiative: Community Cares announced to support the Indigenous arts community

In response to financial pressures being experienced by Indigenous artists and cultural workers OTTAWA, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canada Council for...


Jun 30, 2020, 08:00 ET artsUNITE / UNITÉ des arts launches to help Ontario's creative community access relief and supports for recovery during and post-COVID-19

New wayfinding and support platform for and by the creative community launches with call to others to continue to co-create and grow the resource....


Jun 30, 2020, 07:50 ET Stay Clear, Stay Safe, Stay Distanced, This Canada Day Holiday

Evaluate Water Conditions and Always be Prepared TORONTO, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - As cities and towns across the province slowly begin the process of...


Jun 29, 2020, 15:00 ET Hudson Village Theatre Modernizes Its Facilities

The Government of Canada supports the Hudson Village Theatre HUDSON, QC, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The performing arts bring people together, make us...


Jun 29, 2020, 14:51 ET Media Advisory - A Celebration of Citizenship - Canada Day 2020

OTTAWA, ON, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Institute of Canadian Citizenship and the MaRS Discovery District...


Jun 29, 2020, 12:30 ET Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Announces Comprehensive Plan to Restart Business

Company files to restructure under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act in response to immense disruption and forced show closures as a result of ...


Jun 27, 2020, 10:00 ET Statement by Minister Chagger on Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27 is Canadian Multiculturalism Day - let's celebrate and reflect upon the wealth of diversity that enriches our society! OTTAWA, ON, June 27,...