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CCA welcomes its 2011-2014 Board of Governors

March 15, 2011The Canadian Conference of the Arts welcomes its 2011-2014 Board of Governors Just the facts          The Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) is pleased to announce the composition of its incoming 2011-2014 Board of Governors. Further to the elections that took place in early February and the

CCA Bulletin: Financial impact of C-32 on artists and other rights holders

CCA Bulletin 6/11 February 7, 2011 What exactly is the financial impact of C-32 on artists and other rights holders? Just the facts Several seemingly contradictory numbers have been quoted over the course of the debate on the financial impacts of Bill C-32 on artists and other copyright holders. In

CCA Bulletin: Cultural sector mobilizes around copyright reform

CCA Bulletin 5/11 February 3, 2011The cultural sector mobilizes around copyright reform Just the Facts      Earlier today, the Canadian Conference of the Arts (CCA) participated in a press conference held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to make public Canada’s Cultural Industries’ joint statement on Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act.

Samuel French announces winner of its Canadian Playwright Contest

Samuel French Announces Winner of Its Canadian Playwright Contest Congratulations to Jordan Hall for her full-length drama, KAYAK. In the touching and provacative KAYAK, climate change, S’mores, Noah’s Ark, SUVs and global responsibility are all onstage as suburban housewife Annie Iverson recounts the strange chain of events that stranded her

Playwright Marty Chan new Writer in Residence at Edmonton Public Library

Library Welcomes Local Writer and Playwright Marty Chan as 2011 Writer in Residence Chan promises his residency will be one of the most interactive and accessible to date The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is pleased to announce that Marty Chan has been selected as its Writer in Residence (WIR) for

Stratford Festival mourns the loss of actor Peter Donaldson

Stratford Shakespeare FestivalMEDIA RELEASEAnn SwerdfagerPublicity Director1-800-561-1233 x2297 / 519-271-4040 [email protected] 01/11 Festival mourns the loss of actor Peter Donaldson January 9, 2011… The Stratford Shakespeare Festival was deeply saddened to learn of the death of actor Peter Donaldson on Saturday, January 8, 2011. Mr. Donaldson was to return to the

Canadian Playwright David French Passes Away

David French, one of the major playwrights in modern Canadian theatre, died in Toronto on Saturday night after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 71. Born in Coley’s Point, Newfoundland, David French was one of Canada’s best-known and most critically acclaimed playwrights. His work received many major awards,