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Why local engagement is key in repatriating cultural artifacts

Community-based initiatives in culture and heritage help break down colonial power structures at home and abroad, say Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown and…


Montreal Complètement Cirque 2016 - Festival Roundup

For lovers of contemporary circus Montreal in July is the place to be!



Cirque du Soleil is at its best with its new show, Luzia


Flip Fabrique

Montréal Complètement Cirque Festival opens with exuberance and panache.


The Elephant in the Room

Surreal circus explores unspoken desires and dreams through extreme, heightened physicality.


World Bank gives $8.75 million grant for Sean Penn’s Haitian charity

Sean Penn’s Haitian relief charity has received a big grant of $8.75 million from the World Bank.


Canada announces Governor General award recipients

The Canada Council has revealed the winners of the Governor General Awards for visual and media arts.


Ballerina to stay in Canada due to fears for her safety

Bolshoi ballerina Svetlana Lunkina has decided to remain in Canada after receiving a number of death threats.


Canadian author paints dark portrait of Vancouver

A book of short stories by Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner presents a dark and satirical portrait of Vancouver’s future.


Cirque du Soleil to cut 400 jobs

Following the 2008 economic downturn and a strong Canadian dollar, the Cirque du Soleil will cut 400 jobs.

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