The arts play a vital role inOntario’s communities, enhancing our quality of life and delivering significant economic benefits. The arts and culture sector directly contributes $23 billion each year toOntario’s GDP and employs more than 250,000 Ontarians across the province.
Today, we are recognizing the work of artists and arts organizations in Scarborough-Guildwood who over the past year have received funding from the Ontario Arts Council, the province’s primary funding body for the arts. In 2013-2014, a total of $78,530 was allocated to professional artists and arts organizations in Scarborough-Guildwood.
Individual artists are:
Arts organizations are:
“I am incredibly proud to stand behind our very talented artists here in Scarborough-Guildwood. This investment being made by the Ontario Arts Council in local arts and culture will enrich our neighbourhoods and communities for years to come.”
-Mitzie Hunter, MPP Scarborough-Guildwood
Keesha Bell, 416-281-2787
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