Ontario is increasing funding to the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) to support the continued success of the province's thriving arts sector.
Premier Kathleen Wynne and Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, were at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto today to announce that Ontario is committing $50 million in additional funding to the OAC. The provincial government agency provides grants and services to professional, Ontario-based artists and arts organizations in communities across the province. Funds will be distributed over the next four years, increasing provincial funding to the OAC to $80 million annually by 2020-21.
Please read the news release for more information: Ontario Boosting Support for Thriving Arts and Culture Sector.