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CCA's Simon Brault speaks to cultural organizations 

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CCA's Simon Brault speaks to cultural organizations
19 March 2020

According to data from the Canada Council for the Arts, if cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic were to last three months, the loss of revenue for the Canadian cultural sector would amount to hundreds of millions of dollars. Nevertheless, he encourages organizations to honour contracts for artists and self-employed workers, and assures them that steps will soon be taken by the CCA and governments to assist them financially in the near future.

In the face of this exceptional situation, the question arises: Should changes be made to our sectorial model to be better prepared for this kind of crisis in the future?

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