CDCE Welcomes Appointment of New Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) would like to congratulate Steven Guilbeault on his appointment as head of the Department of Canadian Heritage. “We are very pleased to welcome Minister Steven Guilbeault as head of the Department of Canadian…

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The CDCE congratulates the newly elected members of the House of Commons and invites them to act quickly to save our culture

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) congratulates the MPs elected on Monday, October 21, 2019, and invites them to take note of the important mobilization of the cultural sector during the election campaign. The Coalition, made up of organizations such…

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Positions of political parties on culture

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) launched the SaveOurCulture.ca campaign on August 20 to ensure that its main recommendations to protect and promote the diversity of online cultural expressions are adopted by political parties during the election…

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Our music is under serious threat: let’s act!

More than 200 authors, composers, performers, producers, publishers, managers and other music professionals have signed an open letter expressing their concern about the deterioration of working conditions and remuneration in music and calling for our laws to apply fairly to…

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The Future of Media and Common Challenges with the Cultural Sector

The Commission’s hearings on the Future of the News Media could not have come at a better time to analyze the media crisis. The imminent bankruptcy announcement of the Capitales Médias Group offers a very concrete example of what this crisis can generate in terms of loss…

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Comments from the CDCE in the context of the consultation on Future accession negotiations of the CPTPP

The CDCE thanks Global Affairs Canada for holding the current consultations that allow it to communicate its concerns and recommendations for negotiations on possible accessions to the Global and Progressive Agreement Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). In the following pages,…

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Our culture is under a high-speed threat and it’s time to act!

About twenty cultural organizations that are members of the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, representing authors, artists, creators, professionals and cultural entrepreneurs in Canada and Quebec, are co-signatories of this open letter. Canadians are…

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CDCE Recommendations to Federal Political Parties

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDEC) brings together the main French- and English-speaking professional organizations in the cultural sector in Canada. The Government of Canada has announced that it will review the Copyright Act, the Telecommunications…

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Interim report of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel: the CDCE calls on federal parties to make commitments for the future of Canadian culture

Montreal, June 26, 2019 - The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) is concerned about the future of Canadian culture. The report released today by the Panel - What We Heard Report - includes several observations from cultural sector organizations on the…

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The CDCE is proud to be one of the organizations supported by the Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Culture and Communications to renew its financial support of $125,000 for the year 2019-2020. The Government of Quebec's continued support allows civil society to play a real…

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The CDCE welcomes the renewed support of the Canadian government for the diversity of cultural expressions

In a press release issued today, the Department of Canadian Heritage announced $375,000 in funding for the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, at a rate of $75,000 per year for five years. The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) welcomes…

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CDCE’s recommendations on Canada’s Future World Trade Organization (WTO) Negotiations on E-Commerce

On April 25, 2019, the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) issued its comments and recommendations to Global Affairs Canada in the context of the consultation on Canada’s Future World Trade Organization (WTO) Negotiations on E-Commerce. The emergence of…

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