FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, September 29, 2017 – On October 19, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning (CNAL) and the UNESCO Chair for Arts and Learning at Queen’s University will launch a position paper, aiming to improve the quality, accessibility, and implementation of arts education with the ultimate goal of promoting the acceptance of diversity across Canada and around the world. In the face of a...
Juno Award winning singer/songwriter, Susan Aglukark will be honoured with The Canadian Network for Arts and Learning's Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala dinner taking place as part of the 2017 National Conference called Celebrating Canadian Diversity in Ottawa on October 19. The Award recognizes an artist, educator, ensemble or leader as an agent of social change through the arts.One of Canada's most celebrated musicians, Susan Aglukark...
CNAL/RCAA will hold a National Conference on October 18 – 20, 2017 in the stunning, cultural gathering space of the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 299 Montreal Road, Ottawa.  www.wabano.com   Participants will have an opportunity to learn about key issues in arts and learning, be inspired by celebrated speakers and community leaders, and contribute to the future development of the Network. Proposals are invited for presentations on research,...
CNAL/RCAA has partnered with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) and the UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning at Queen’s University to re-invigorate the Seoul Agenda which is a global action plan endorsed by UNESCO.  The first step in this initiative is a Position Paper that was launched in a special panel at the Annual General Meeting of CCUNESCO in Montreal on May 27, 2017. Moderator, Professor Emeritus, Larry O’Farrell outlined the contents of...