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Ontario Arts Council


Shoshana Wasser

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

2015 Deadline Change for Francophone Applicants to the Ontario Arts Council’s Touring program

February 4, 2015

The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has extended the deadline date in 2015 for Francophone applicants to the following touring programs:

  • Ontario Touring – deadline extended from February 18 to March 18, 2015
  • National and International Touring – deadline extended from February 18 to March 182015
The change accommodates the decisions made by presenters of francophone programming following the showcases at Contact ontarois (Ottawa) and La Bourse RIDEAU (Quebec), which take place in January and February. To qualify for the deadline extensionapplications must be submitted in French. 
The February 18, 2015 deadline applies to all other applicants.

For 2016, OAC’s new Touring and Audience Development Officer, Noora Sagarwala will be looking at how better to accommodate the different touring schedules in the Anglophone and Francophone arts presenting worlds.

For more information:

Noora Sagarwala
Touring and Audience Development Officer
416-646-7466, toll free in Ontario 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7466

For assistance in French, please contact:

François Boivin
Associate Francophone Arts Officer
416-969-7400, toll free in Ontario 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7400