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Canada Council needs stronger public presence, has role to play to nurture a national conversation

And Simon Brault, outgoing Canada Council vice-chair, considers social media’s impact on the arts.

Simon Brault, outgoing vice-chair of the Canada Council on the Arts and author of No Culture, No Future, says Canadian artists are great storytellers in theatre, novels, movies. ‘We have this capacity to articulate stories that are very compelling that interest the rest of the world. We have great performers for the size of our nation.’

 

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Canada Council needs stronger public presence, has role to play to nurture a national conversation

And Simon Brault, outgoing Canada Council vice-chair, considers social media’s impact on the arts.

Simon Brault, outgoing vice-chair of the Canada Council on the Arts and author of No Culture, No Future, says Canadian artists are great storytellers in theatre, novels, movies. ‘We have this capacity to articulate stories that are very compelling that interest the rest of the world. We have great performers for the size of our nation.’

 

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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