Date: 28th June 2021
Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, announced support of Canadian magazine publishers through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s $300 million Recovery Fund for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sectors.
$10M top up for eligible ATP recipients in 2021-22
$21.5M Special Measures for Journalism extension in 2021-22 to assist free, digital and small-circulation magazines and weekly newspapers
Further details for both new funding applicants and existing ATP funding recipients will be coming from the Canadian Periodical Fund in the coming weeks.
The national and provincial magazine associations are working on a Canada-wide town hall with the Canada Periodical Fund staff and will provide you with an update as soon as we have finalized the a date and time.
Press Release by the Department of Heritage
In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada committed $1.9 billion to help support the arts, culture, heritage and sport sectors. This funding will help ensure recovery and growth, and help create good, middle-class jobs in these sectors.
Today, the Hon. Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, highlighted key components of this investment:
In addition, the Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, highlighted details of the Major Festivals and Events Support Initiative, which will be delivered by federal Regional Development Agencies.
This initiative will invest $200 million over two years to keep major, recurring Canadian festivals and events alive and help them adapt or enhance their activities in order to be better positioned when it becomes possible once again for national and international tourists to visit. It will complement the Reopening Fund and is part of the Government of Canada’s strategy to support festivals and events across the country, and a sustained social and economic recovery for Canadians.
More information can be found:
Continued Support for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Sport Sector Organizations
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