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SaskCulture Talks Métis Cultural Immersion

SaskCulture Talks Métis Cultural Immersion

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WORDS: SHAUNNA GRANDISH Originally published January 2018, via SaskCulture. Youth experienced the rich identity and history of the Métis as part of the Culture Days weekend. From September 27 – 29, 2017, approximately 900 francophone students from grades 4 to 12 experienced first-hand the richness of Métis culture at the Batoche National Historic Site thanks to…

Events
SACRED Interactive at Ontario Culture Days 2017

SACRED Interactive at Ontario Culture Days 2017

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WORDS: KALSANG DOLMA Taking place during the 2017 edition of Culture Days, Senior Arts and Culture for Recreational Education Development (SACRED) Interactive was a unique event, celebrating seniors’ leadership through their personal heritage. Taking place in the Parkdale community of Toronto, SACRED was a year-long project of DreBu, directed by Kalsang Dolma and facilitated by…

Collaborating in the Corridor: Bloor Street Comes Together for Culture Days and Beyond

Collaborating in the Corridor: Bloor Street Comes Together for Culture Days and Beyond

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WORDS: Taylor Basso The Bloor Street Cultural Corridor in Toronto, Ontario was one of several sites that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps…

What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

What’s in a Venue? Rethinking Cultural Spaces in Flin Flon, Manitoba

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WORDS: Stephanie Earp Flin Flon, Manitoba was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their participation in Culture…

Prince Albert: Saskatchewan’s Gateway to Culture

Prince Albert: Saskatchewan’s Gateway to Culture

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WORDS: Taylor Basso The City of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their…

Rallying Organizers in Nova Scotia

Rallying Organizers in Nova Scotia

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WORDS: Stephanie Earp The Province of Nova Scotia was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one statistic that helps inform their participation in Culture…

Getting the Whole Family Involved at Arts Milton

Getting the Whole Family Involved at Arts Milton

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WORDS: TAYLOR BASSO IMAGES: ARTS MILTON (PHOTOS BY SARAH ARFAN PHOTOGRAPHY) The town of Milton, Ontario was one of several communities that participated in the Culture Days Innovation Lab project this past year. We asked all the Innovation Lab Partners to reflect on our 2017 research findings, conducted by independent research firm Maru/Matchbox, and to choose one…

Inspiration
VAUGHAN ON THE VERGE

VAUGHAN ON THE VERGE

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WORDS: STEPHANIE EARP IMAGES: CITY OF VAUGHAN Vaughan is a city on the verge, and Mirella Tersigni, Culture Development Officer with the city is clearly excited about the future. “The new subway station, connecting us to the Toronto line, is going to be huge. And we’re looking at a feasibility study for a performing arts…