Category Archives: Advocacy

Culture Days Newsletter / April 15, 2019

Catch up on the Culture365 Blog Being An Artist Means Health Risks—And Better Care Is Needed What are the health risks of working as a professional artist? When we think about the work artists do, that question isn’t top of … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels

For decades, the world of romantic fiction has been divided by a heated debate about racism and diversity. Is there any hope of a happy ending? By Lois Beckett Thu 4 Apr 2019 06.00 BST | Last modified on Thu 4 Apr 2019 … Continue reading

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Fashion designer reviving indigenous languages one garment at a time

Brandi Morin is contributing to Canada’s ‘indigenous renaissance’ and helping to fight the decline of the Cree and Mohawk languages Leyland Cecco in Toronto | Tue 2 Apr 2019 11.56 BST First published on Tue 2 Apr 2019 10.00 BST Like many indigenous … Continue reading

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Nelson CARES Society – CNOY – Thank You

Photo Credit: Three Owls Studio Nelson CARES would like to thank the entire community for showing up and making this year’s Coldest Night of the Year another successful event. We met our goal and then some by raising $45,000+. We … Continue reading

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Music BC: E-News 03/21/2019: Music BC Signs Industry Code of Conduct

MUSIC BC SIGNS ON TO CANADIAN CREATIVE INDUSTRIES CODE OF CONDUCT, ANNOUNCE TRAINING & EDUCATION RESOURCES We’re proud to join our allies in the music community in signing the Canadian Creative Industries Code of Conduct. On Saturday, March 16 at … Continue reading

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Training Video on Workplace Harassment in the Arts for Employers – now online!

Under the Respectful Workplaces in the Arts banner (respectfulartsworkplaces.ca), the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC) is pleased to release a training video on workplace harassment in the arts for employers – including Boards of Directors of not-for-profit organizations. A similar … Continue reading

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CHRC releases Reporting and Investigating Mechanisms for Workplace Harassment in the Arts!

When harassment happens, who can the victim turn to? And how does an employer, engager or Board of Directors respond when harassment occurs in their workplace? These pressing questions are explored in detail in Reporting and Investigating Mechanisms for Workplace … Continue reading

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