October 14, 2020 at 1:15 PM
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Outlook Newspaper, Sean Kolenko, Staff Reporter - Last week the City of North Vancouver hosted an open house to discuss development possibilities for the area in Lower Lonsdale that includes the Cates Tugs property and the City's waterfront office.
October 04, 2020 at 10:52 AM
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Oct 3, 2020 - North Shore News, Deana Lancaster, with reporting from Caitlin Dowling. "There are so many ways to discuss this subject," says West Vancouver's Judith Marcuse, founder of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, and of Judith Marcuse Projects. "There is such diversity in our population. We have opportunity for connection through the arts. It brings us together." And it's not all about high art. "The word", she says, "encompasses everything from community festivals and pottery classes at the rec centre to opera and theatre -- and dance."
September 24, 2020 at 2:04 PM
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North Shore News - Ken Lum's public art installation 'shangri-la to shangri-la' is not only interesting, but valuable for the community in terms of raising questions about alternative living situations in urban environments. The District of North Vancouver's interest in relocating Lum's work, a series of small scale replicas of squatter cabins that once lined the mudflats at Maplewood and Dollarton, stems from its clear connection to North Vancouver's not-so-distant past. "If public art can create that kind of conversation and teach people about why this site, and the story is important -- that is really what it's for," said Arts Office Director Ian Forsyth. "It makes us think about what kind of community we want to build."
September 24, 2020 at 11:40 AM
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September 23, 2010:, Stephen Thomson reports: B.C.’s minister of tourism, culture, and the arts has offered a few hints about how exactly the provincial government might allocate remaining arts Legacy funding. For 2010, $3 million has been put toward B.C. Spirit Festivals to be held in February, and $7 million has been provided to the B.C. Arts Council. The B.C. government has said annual amounts of $10 million will also be available in 2011 and 2012. “You’ve seen how we allocated this year’s [Legacy funds]. We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it,” Minister Kevin Krueger said when asked how the remaining funds will be allocated.
September 22, 2020 at 1:06 PM
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