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From the Report

In conversation with the Honourable Eleanor McMahon, Ontario's Culture Minister

Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Eleanor McMahon met with The Arts Advocate to talk about her priorities, what inspires her and the place of arts and culture within Ontario’s government priorities.

Just four months into her mandate, Ontario’s rookie culture minister is engaged and clearly delighted to have been appointed to the job. In the Minister’s words, she did a “happy dance” in the kitchen on the Sunday morning she received the Premier’s call about her appointment.

In this month’s issue, we take a look at the key recommendations made by national cultural organizations to the Standing Committee on Finance as part of its pre-budget consultations for the upcoming 2017 budget.

The most common recommendations centred around