Panel Backs Renewed Plan for Arts – Ottawa Citizen

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Panel backs renewed plan for arts

In public gallery, a standing ovation

BY NECO COCKBURN, OTTAWA CITIZEN JANUARY 20, 2012

Council’s community and protective services committee heard plenty of support Thursday for a renewed sixyear, $5-million plan for arts, heritage and culture . and for the consultation process that led to the proposal.

Representatives from a wide range of communities – archeologists and First Nations leaders to arts and heritage enthusiasts – lined up to cheer elements of the “renewed action plan for arts, heritage and culture” from 2013 to 2018, the work of a steering committee and city staff.

“In my view, it is as coherent and comprehensive a document for going forward as you are ever going to find,” said Catherine O’Grady, chairwoman of the city’s arts, heritage and culture advisory committee.

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