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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Proposed Order Issuing a Direction to the CRTC on Implementing the Canadian Telecommunications Policy Objectives

On April 4, 2019, the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) issued its comments and recommendations on the proposed order issuing a direction to the CRTC on implementing the Canadian telecommunications policy objectives to…


Job offer: Video maker

Audiovisual production project: Cultural clauses in trade agreements The organization: The Canadian Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) is a non-profit organization that has been the voice of Canada's cultural community for…


Brief by the CDCE in the context of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review

This brief is the result of a collective reflection by the members of the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE). It reports on the upheavals caused by the increasing circulation of cultural content online and proposes short-term…


Ethical Principles for the Development of Artificial Intelligence Based on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The CDCE presents a first reflection on artificial intelligence (AI) so that discussions on its development and applications better integrate cultural issues in general, and those of the diversity of cultural expressions in particular. On September…


Law Review: Issues and Perspectives for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Solange Drouin and Bill Skolnik, Co-Chairs of the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, on behalf of the 30 member organizations On October 25, our Coalition will celebrates its twentieth anniversary. Coincidentally, it is October 25,…


The Cultural Exemption Maintained in the Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada

The Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (CDCE) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Chrystia Freeland, the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez and the former Minister Mélanie Joly, for maintaining the…