Increasingly, the arts are part of Canada’s effort to differentiate itself from a larger Western world move toward nationalism and insularity…The excitement among arts leaders in Canada is about more than money. It is about tone… Now the government seems to speak their language.”
– July 23, 2016, "The state of the arts in Canada," The Washington Post
Last October, Canadians voted decisively for the Liberal Party of Canada and empowered a government that promised a major reinvestment in the arts and culture. Check out this The Washington Post article on the current state of the arts in Canada.