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Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.

News in Brief: Nova Scotia Masterworks Finalists, Coupland’s Cross-Country Scan, Heffel Expands

This week, Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award finalists were announced, Heffel expanded their auctions and Douglas Coupland began 3-D scanning volunteers.

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News in Brief: Curatorial Hires At Belkin and Banff, Salt Spring Prize Finalists, John B. Aird Controversy

This week, curators were hired at both UBC and the Walter Phillips Gallery, and finalists were announced for the Salt Spring Island National Art Prize.

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News in Brief: Khyber Campaigns Continue, Canadian Art Writing Prize Announced, PIA Expands

This week, the Power Plant announced their participation in the Creative Time Summit, Khyber campaigns continued and Jesse McKee joined 221A in Vancouver.

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Pearl Van Geest Wins 2015 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize

Pearl Van Geest has won the 2015 Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize, an annual juried prize designed to encourage new writers on contemporary art.

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News in Brief: Quebec Funding Cuts, Toronto Biennale, Christi Belcourt Collaborates with Valentino

This week, Quebec’s arts funding issues continue, Christi Belcourt dabbles in high fashion and Julian Forrest wins the Eldon and Anne Foote Art Prize.

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News in Brief: RBC and Aimia Finalists, Fredericton’s New Art Critic, Galleries on the Move

This week, Beaverbrook Art Gallery launched a criticism residency, finalists for Canada’s biggest awards were announced and Dupont gained more galleries.

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2015 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalists Announced

Here are the 15 finalists in the RBC Canadian Painting Competition, an annual prize supporting promising new artists in the early stages of their careers.

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AGO Announces Finalists for 2015 Aimia Photography Prize

Four artists, including one Canadian, are finalists for the 2015 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize.

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News in Brief: MOCCA Moves, O’Born Contemporary Closes, Art Metropole Director Departs

This week, MOCCA revealed their new location, O’Born Contemporary announced they are closing and Art Metropole’s director departed.

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Celebrating the Life of Former Canadian Art Editor Jocelyn Laurence

A celebration of Jocelyn Laurence, the second editor of Canadian Art, who died last week in Toronto.

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On Newsstands Now: Canadian Art Summer 2015

Canadian Art’s Summer 2015 issue hits newsstands across the country this week, with focus on a number of key artists from Western Canada.

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News in Brief: PIA Announces Funding, Kathleen Bartels Honoured, New Director for CARFAC Ontario

This week, Partners in Art’s funding projects were revealed, CARFAC Ontario hired a director and Fogo Island Arts and VKS Art Inc. forged a partnership.

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