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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: Annie Pootoogook Book Coming Soon and More

Plus: the Inuit Art Centre makes its all-woman, all-Inuit curatorial lineup official, and a committee is named to promote Indigenous art.

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News in Brief: Toronto Arts Group Wins Space Dispute and More

Plus: a leader for Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office, and an artist-in-residence for Edmonton’s waste-management sector.

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News in Brief: Opening Plans for Two New Museums and More

Plus: Halifax’s Cornwallis statue is being removed and the Sobey Art Award has doubled to $100,000.

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News in Brief: Charles Officer Wins TIFF Award and More

Plus: a Sundance award for Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and artist-run leadership wins for Toronto arts administrators.

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Suzy Lake Censored at Chinese Photo Festival

After several rounds of preliminary government vetting, Chinese officials pulled the Toronto artist’s works at the eleventh hour

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News in Brief: McDonald’s Pulls Anti-Museum Ad and More

The McDonald’s ad suggested $5 is better spent on a value meal than on a museum tour. Plus: a new RBC curatorial fellow at the Power Plant.

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News in Brief: A Museum Show for Justin Bieber and More

Our editors’ weekly roundup of arts and culture news. It seems it’s time for a Justin Bieber museum show. An exhibition dedicated to Justin Bieber called “Steps to Stardom” will open at…

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Can the Public Be Trusted to Make Public Art?

After years of development, and days before launch, an interactive public artwork was shut down by authorities. The reason: fear of hate speech. 

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News in Brief: Vancouver Artists Protest Real Estate Developer and More

Vancouver artists call out a real estate developer’s attempt to rebrand as a “cultural company.” Plus: a National Gallery closure and a poet’s $40,000 award.

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News in Brief: Inuit Art Centre Secures $10 Million and More

After two years of uncertainty, the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Centre finally secures promised funding from the provincial government.

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Craft Artists Concerned about Ontario Crisis

One of Canada’s oldest and largest craft organizations needs $250,000 to stay alive in 2018.

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News in Brief: OCADU Designates Indigenous Positions and More

OCADU, in a new open call for Indigenous applicants, is prioritizing hiring individuals who self-identify as Indigenous, First Nations (status, non-status, treaty or non-treaty), Métis, Inuit

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