Category Archives: News Provincial / National / International

Spring Registration Now Open for Startup Canada Digital Programs

It’s time to take your business to the next level! Connect with experts and entrepreneurs from across Canada online to gain the latest insights, tools, technologies, and expert advice. Build your growth program for free with Startup Canada and grow … Continue reading

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Startup Canada: International Women’s Month Highlights and Recap

This International Women’s Month 2019, Startup Canada, Startup Communities, and partners including co-presenting sponsors, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Intuit Canada, and industry sponsors celebrated the contributions of women to the Canadian economy and challenged our community of 150,000 entrepreneurs to #BalanceforBetter to accelerate … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Europe Adopts Tough New Online Copyright Rules Over Tech Industry Protests

The strict copyright law will require Google and other technology companies to compensate musicians, authors and news publishers. Read More…

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NYTimes: Museums Cut Ties With Sacklers as Outrage Over Opioid Crisis Grows

Accusations that the family behind OxyContin actively played down its perils have led arts and education institutions to rethink accepting Sackler funds. Read More…

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Alliance News / An Update on the BC Alliance’s 2019 Conference

Featured In This Issue An Update on the BC Alliance’s 2019 Conference TAPA Issues Equity Recommendations in Letter to Canada Council BC Alliance Gratefully Acknowledges Recent BC Arts Council Funding Hot Off the Blog: Federal Government Releases 2019 Budget What’s … Continue reading

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Musicians like me need to fight against the giants of YouTube and Google

A new EU copyright directive would fix a fundamental flaw and protect artists from being ripped off Debbie Harry Fri 22 Mar 2019 10.53 GMT Last modified on Fri 22 Mar 2019 18.15 GMT In 2016, I joined a campaign with the … Continue reading

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How to move a masterpiece: the secret business of shipping priceless artworks

What happens when a forklift goes through your Picasso? By Andrew Dickson Thu 21 Mar 2019 06.00 GMT Last modified on Fri 22 Mar 2019 09.50 GMT Early one morning last summer, I stood inside a museum in Antwerp and watched as … Continue reading

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