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From Vancouver With Not-so-Much Love…

We were just forwarded this letter by the excellent Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia. It was sent by the gallery’s director and curator, Scott Watson. According to an article in The Tyee, there has been a decline in core funding over two years of more than 88 per cent in British Columbia, from
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News: B.C. Government Slashes Arts Funding

There appears to be some confusion over recent cuts announced to arts and culture in British Columbia. Image: Wikimedia.org Here’s how Plank Magazine breaks it down: For the upcoming fiscal year, the provincial government in BC is reducing its spending on arts and culture by 40% from $19.5 million to $11.9 million. Plus, the income from the new $150 million
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