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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...
When it comes to marketing, we need to keep our regular fans engaged and get our casual attendees to come more often. We also need to reach out to those in our community who are currently not attending and find a way to make the invitation so...
Value and Benefits of Presenting: Why presenting matters to you and your community? Short Stories and Conversations with Ontario’s presenters and performing arts professionals. Our Manager of Member Services and Communications, Mila Ovchinnikova,...
Greater involvement in community building by arts organizations is important for both the public and the arts.  Artists and arts organizations can benefit from re-imagining of their role in their community. On January 22st and 23rd, Ontario...
By Charles C. Smith, Project Lead, Cultural Pluralism in Performing Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO) Over the past four years, CPAMO has been connecting presenters with ethno-racial and Aboriginal artists and arts organizations. Our efforts are...
Earlier this week, Program Manager, Judy Harquail received the following email from Stella Crouch, long-time Artistic Director of the Welland-Port Colborne Concert Association (WPCCA).Dear Judy,I am writing to advise that after 30 years as Artistic...

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