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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: Artist Wins Court Case Against Biennale de Montréal, Nunavut Artists Call for More Funding, Beaverbrook Art Gallery Announces New Critic-in-Residence

This week, Montreal artist Isabelle Hayeur revealed she has won a small-claims court case against the Biennale de Montréal for removal of a work in 2014.

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Video: Kenojuak Ashevak Featured in New Heritage Minute

The first Heritage Minute ever to pay tribute to an Inuit artist takes on one of the greats—the late, world-renowned Kenojuak Ashevak.

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Inuit Artist on Hunger Strike to Protest Hydro Project

An award-winning artist who roots his work in Inuit land and traditions is on hunger strike due to concerns about methylmercury poisoning risks.

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News in Brief: Cross-Country Art Project Receives $2 Million, Richmond Art Gallery Hires New Director, Max Dean Donates to Ottawa Art Gallery

Partners in Art has received $2 million to fund a cross-country art project featuring Rebecca Belmore, Raphaëlle de Groot, Ursula Johnson and more.

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Artists to Criss-Cross Nation with Shipping Containers for Canada’s 150th

Three artists will be travelling, with shipping containers transformed into studios, across Canada to mark 150 years since confederation.

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Aaditya Aggarwal and Evan Pavka Awarded Canadian Art Editorial Internships

Aaditya Aggarwal and Evan Pavka have each been awarded 2016 Canadian Art Foundation Editorial Internships.

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News in Brief: Research Finds Support for the Arts, Shary Boyle Wins Gardiner Museum Sculpture Competition, Douglas Udell Gallery Closes

This week, surveyed Torontonians voiced strong support for the arts, Douglas Udell Gallery closed its doors and Shary Boyle won a public-art competition.

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News in Brief: Montreal Public Art Controversy, Babak Golkar Awarded Dominican Republic Residency, Art Gallery of Algoma’s Upgrade

This week, concerns over Pierre Ayot’s sculpture in Montreal, a Canadian artist on a prestigious residency and infrastructure funding for an Algoma gallery.

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News in Brief: Museum of Nature Works with Inuit Communities, Montreal Gallery Moves, Ontario Arts Council Goes Digital

This week, collaborative curating at the Canadian Museum of Nature, Pierre-François Ouellette’s new space and Hamilton Artists Inc.’s new director.

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Winnipeg Artist Wins $25K RBC Canadian Painting Competition

The winner of the 18th RBC Canadian Painting Competition, and two honourable mentions, were announced in a ceremony tonight in Toronto.

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Canadian Artist at Centre of Market Crash

New reports are signalling the end of the emerging-art bubble, and point to Canadian Hugh Scott-Douglas as their primary example.

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Indigenous Artists and Curators Win Prestigious Hnatyshyn Awards

The Hnatyshyn Foundation has announced the recipients of their mid-career awards and emerging-artist prizes.

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