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National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery needs a home where this important collection can be accessible to the public. It is disappointing that the project has been further delayed by a bidding process between cities. CARFAC finds it inappropriate and unnecessary for… Read More

The Independent Media Arts Alliance contests Bill C-10

The National Director of the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA), Jennifer Dormer, issued a letter to the Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, contesting the part of Bill C-10 which would allow the Minister to deny eligibility to tax… Read More

A new voice for Canadian visual arts

February 11th, 2008 – Following the recent Visual Arts Summit, a new group of visual arts organizations has come together to form the Canadian Alliance for the Visual Arts (CAVA). Rather than an official organization, CAVA is an independent alliance… Read More

Tax exemption for artists

On January 24 Winnipeg MP Pat Martin introduced a parliamentary motion to exempt artists from paying taxes on their first $50,000 of income. CARFAC has long advocated for tax reform measures that take into account the unpredictable nature of visual… Read More

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