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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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 promote competition, affordability,…

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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 the past twenty years. Its main…

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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 and long-term solutions in…

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5th Congress of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity

The International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD) met in Montreal for its fifth international congress on October 26 and 27, 2018. Founded on 19 September 2007 in Seville, Spain, the IFCCD is the voice of cultural professionals around the world. Its…

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A look back at the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the CDCE

Photo © Camille Gladu-Drouin On October 25, 2018, the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions celebrated its 20th anniversary in Montreal. Its members were present as well as the many personalities who contributed to its development. Organized in two parts, a…

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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 25, 2018, CDCE representatives…

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Constantly monitoring the news relating to cultural policies, the Coalition positions itself at the forefront of cultural diversity issues and its stakeholders. The scope of its activities follows the broad and cross-cutting nature of the 2005 Convention and implementation priorities in the digital era.

Building on its strong partnership with academics and its close relationships with cultural practioners and funding agencies, as well as its collaboration with policy makers, the Coalition contributes to generating knowledge that informs debates in the cultural sector.