Heritage Arts Culture subcommittee

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Welcome to the Heritage Arts and Culture Subcommittee

Role: The HAC subcommittee develops planks for the platform that relate to: culture, multiculturalism, heritage and the arts.

Subcommittee Chair: Katie Boudreau

Join this committee!(external link)

2004 Planks (to be updated)



official languages


2005 Planks to Develop

Film and Television?


Visual and Performance Arts

Literary Arts and Publishing?

photo courtesy National Archives

Responsibilities of the Committee

  • to develop planks regarding cultural issues, our heritage, and the arts in canada.
  • to look ahead and prepare press releases on upcoming events and legislation
  • to educate GPC members on policy issues and upcoming events.
  • to monitor and evaluate other parties planks and proposals.

Committee members__

All subcommittee members should be registered with the gpc-culture listserve, you can view the members list there.

Committee Listserve

send mail to: gpc-culture@yahoogroups.ca
gpc-culture yahoogroups page http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/gpc-culture(external link)


This committee has not scheduled regular teleconference meetings. Watch the listserve for notices.


This committee hasn't held meetings yet (whew!) . When meetings are held, you can put links to them here.

Canadian Heritage Department(external link)


- reconcile copyright? positions for creative or fictional works with Industry Technology Communications subcommittee on less creative or more functional works.

- clarify role of Share Alike and consortium license?s and guild?s in the maintenance of heritage arts

- reconcile support for heritage worker? and artisan? role in the economy with labour positions and income tax? position
- integrate position papers like City as Art and related more local material like Halifax green arts plank(external link) and http://www.seedwiki.com/page.cfm?doc=HRM%20green%20platform,%202004,%20rainbow%20plank&wikiid=3339 Halifax green rainbow plank(external link) and Halifax green heritage plank(external link) - good HAC material is local material that was already approved by the locals!

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