Federal Government Details $181.5 Million Arts & Culture Sector Investment

The Government of Canada has provided further details regarding the investment of $181.5 million dollars into the arts and culture sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for 2021 - 2022. The Canada Council for the Arts will administer $116.5 million through its Digital Now initiative and Explore and Create Program. While Canadian Heritage will receive $40 million in new funding for the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage, Canada Arts Presentation Fund, and Canada Music Fund programs. More information on Canadian Heritage's programs will be available next week.