Toronto, September 8, 2017 – Enthusiastic applause broke out at last week’s surprise announcement by Premier Kathleen Wynne and Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport that the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) will receive a funding increase to its current base of $60 million bringing it to $80 milllion over four years by 2020-21. The $50 million increase will roll out accordingly: $5 million in 2017-18, $10 million in 2018-19, $15 million in 2019-20 and $20 million in 2020-21.
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"Today, I was pleased to announce that the Ontario government is increasing support for the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) from $60 million last year to $80 million in 2020-21. This represents $50 million in additional funding over four years.
Toronto (August 22, 2017): Dollhouse, created by Toronto's Bill Coleman with Gordon Monahan, has been selected to be on the shortlist for this year's prestigious Total Theatre Awards, highlighting the best talent in visual or physical theatre/performance at the 70th anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival, currently underway in Scotland.
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Ottawa, August 21, 2017 - The Canada Council for the Arts’ Director and CEO, Simon Brault, is pleased to announce that Carolyn Warren will join the organization as Director General (DG), Arts Granting Programs Division. She will take up the role as incoming DG on October 10, 2017 and will fully lead the division when the current DG, Jacques Vézina, retires at the end of 2017.