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Ontario Arts Council


Shoshana Wasser

Communications Coordinator (Government & Media Relations)
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7434

Claudette Jaiko, Franco-Ontarian Arts Officer, to Step Down in February 2015

December 12, 2014

Claudette Jaiko, Franco-Ontarian Arts Officer has decided to step down from her position on February 23, 2015 to return to her filmmaking roots on a project basis. OAC is currently conducting a search for her replacement. 

Claudette previously had a long career as a documentary director, writer and producer in film, television and radio. From 2002 to 2007, Claudette produced award-winning documentaries, animated films and dramatic shorts for the Ontario and West Studio at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). She was also responsible for initiating partnerships and co-productions with independent producers, broadcasters, media and artistic, government and educational agencies.

Claudette joined OAC in  2009.  We wish Claudette well and will miss her.