On Flexibility

In January of 2015, Simon Brault, the newly appointed director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts, announced a radical reform in the way the Council funds artistic practice. Details of the proposed changes remain secret but we know that the new model will reduce the current number of funding programs at the Council from 147 to 6 and will be fully implemented in April of 2017.

One of the key arguments proposed to support the new funding model is the need for increased «flexibility» within the institution.1
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