BREAKING: $500 Million from Federal Government for Arts, Heritage and Culture.
Posted On April 17, 2020
This morning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Federal Government will allocate $500 Million for Heritage Canada to support people working in the arts, culture, and sports sectors. This funding will help support struggling organizations access to financing.
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault supported the $500 million announcement, and discusses that this financial assistance will be ‘fined-tuned’ to ensure the survival and stability of the sector so Canadians can continue to have access to arts and culture.
The Minister will be working with many partners including Canada Council for the arts to support artists, art organizations, and institutions.