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AGO honours CARFAC founder Jack Chambers

A new gallery at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will feature Jack Chambers, founder of the Canadian Artists’ Representation (CARFAC), Canada’s national association of visual and media artists. The Jack Chambers room, located on the 4th floor of the… Read More

CARFAC Ontario Votes for Culture at Nuit Blanche

CARFAC Ontario Voting for Culture at Nuit Blanche Vote for Culture Saturday, October 4th, 7-12 PM Balzac’s Coffee 50 Mill Street, Building 60 & 43 Hanna Avenue Hart of London Rooftop Jack Chamber’s Screening Saturday, October 4th, 9 PM 401… Read More

Arts funding programs under attack

As you may have heard, several arts funding programs have been cancelled in the last seven days. While many in the press have condemned this decision, government leaks have been handled in such a way that indicates they feel it… Read More

Library and Archives Contract

Since October 2007, CARFAC-RAAV have been involved in a productive ongoing discussion with representatives from the Copyright branch of Library and Archives Canada (LAC), concerning a new standard licence for visual artists. You will remember that in the fall of… Read More

Bill C-10 threatens Canadian film and video

CARFAC is concerned that changes in Bill C-10 to tax law could be used to censor Canadian film and video. This would set a dangerous precedent for arts funding by threatening the arms-length relationship between government and funding agencies which… Read More

A US Bill Threatens Canadian Artists’ Rights

Montréal, May 15th 2008 – Artists’ Associations from accross Canada and Quebec are seriously worried about a new bill on the verge of being submitted to the US Congress : ‘’The ORPHAN BILL’’. Lobbies from Hollywood, the Internet industry, associations… Read More

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