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Community Engagement and Development is particularly significant today as arts and culture organizations need to fully engage with communities that they serve in order to remain relevant and successful. On June 5, 6 & 7, CCI members gathered in...
by Sam Coghlan, Director / CEO, Startford Public Library Thank you for letting me be part of CCI's Member Retreat this year.  I found the discussion on community engagement invigorating. During the interview with Brian McCurdy, I mentioned “...
by Warren Garrett, Executive Director, CCI Dear CCI Colleagues and Invited Guests: I want to give you some background and insight into what is being planned for the CCI Members Spring Retreat 2013 in Brantford, June 5-7. The Back Story...
We are very excited to have Canada’s acclaimed Debajehmujig - Storytellers in residence for our upcoming Members Retreat in Brantford! On Thursday evening, June 6, members will gather around a campfire beside the orchard at Woodlands Cultural Centre...
Presenting Q - Short Stories and Conversations with Ontario’s performing arts leaders:  Why presenting matters to you and your community?  This month we asked our Board President, Colleen Clack, why presenting matters to her and her...
The first report of the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) released on May 8, 2013, reveals that immigration inflow over the past two decades has changed Canadian population landscape. According to Statistics Canada’s Immigration and...
50 years ago the province’s primary arts funding body, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), was established with a mission to foster the creation and production of art for the benefit of all Ontarians. For the last 10 years, CCI has been generously...
"At long last, we have a study and stories to reflect back to us why presenting professional performing arts matters to our communities and to the generations of Canadians to come!" - Warren Garrett, Executive Director of CCI and member of the...
CCI members and their professional support staff at the CCI office are constantly exploring new ways to do things better, together. One of these ways is called the CCI Healthy Arts Enterprise (HAE), a project that started in the fall of 2010 with...
Why presenting matters to you and your community? Short Stories and Conversations with Ontario’s presenters and performing arts professionals. We are continuing our Presenting Q series with Glenn Brown, Theatre Manager, Sanderson Centre for the...

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