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News: Nova Scotia Government Slams Federal Arts Cuts

…and well they should!

Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald says that recent cuts in federal funding for the arts will damage the province’s cultural sector.

In a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the premier said the province has worked tirelessly with its provincial and federal counterparts over the years to emphasize the economic and social benefits of arts and culture.

“I sincerely hope that these cuts do not represent the level of importance that the government of Canada places on the value of this sector to the Canadian economy, to our provincial and our Canadian identity,” said MacDonald.

Read the rest of the article from the Chronicle Herald HERE

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