Click here to close now.



Welcome!

News Feed Item

Substantial Support for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Official Languages in Prince Edward Island

Government of Canada provides financial support to the Acadian and Francophone community

SUMMERSIDE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 08/20/14 -- Canadian Heritage

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced funding of $866,457 for 27 projects by organizations in Prince Edward Island's Acadian and Francophone community. He made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

The funding will make possible projects in the fields of arts, culture, heritage and official languages. Details on recipient organizations and project funding are provided in the attached backgrounder.

Quick Facts


--  Eighteen organizations will receive funding totalling $790,081 from the
    Official Languages Support Programs, which promote French and English in
    Canadian society and foster the development of Canada's minority
    Anglophone and Francophone communities.
--  Seven organizations will receive support totalling $51,300 from the
    Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program. This program
    provides Canadians with more opportunities to take part in activities
    that present local arts and culture and celebrate local history and
    heritage.
--  Two organizations will receive $25,076 from the Canada Arts Presentation
    Fund, which gives Canadians increased access to the variety and richness
    of Canada's culture through professional arts festivals, presentations
    of live professional performances and other artistic experiences.

Quotes

"Our Government is proud to support these projects dealing with arts, culture, heritage and official languages. In addition to contributing to the local economy and community development, this investment will allow residents and visitors to Prince Edward Island to enjoy enriching cultural experiences."

-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"These projects reflect Islanders' joie de vivre and highlight their culture and heritage. Prince Edward Island communities illustrate well the extent to which our two languages are assets for the country and an integral part of Canadian identity."

-The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

"Thanks to the financial support from Canadian Heritage, La Belle Alliance will be able to continue offering cultural activities in French for the Acadian, Francophone and Francophile community in our region. We thank you for supporting the projects of La Belle Alliance, allowing us to celebrate our culture with our Festival de la citrouille, to highlight our language through the project Le francais, une valeur ajoutee, and to give our artists the opportunity to make exchanges and share the stage with guest performers."

-Giselle Babineau-Jordan, President, La Belle-Alliance ltee de Summerside

Associated Links

Official Languages Support Programs

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Canada Arts Presentation Fund

Stay Connected

Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Flickr.

Backgrounder


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Official Languages Support Programs
The Official Languages Support Programs promote French and English in
 Canadian society and foster the development of Canada's minority Anglophone
 and Francophone communities.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
City          Organization        Project             Fiscal Year   Amount
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Actions Femmes I.-  FACC - En vedette   2014-2015     $25,000
              P.-E. inc.          (Les Acadiennes de
                                  l'Ile-du-Prince-
                                  Edouard)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Actions Femmes I.-  2014-2015           2014-2015     $37,000
              P.-E. inc.          programming
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Association des     Une pleine journee  2014-2015     $6,730
              Francophones de     pour les aines
              l'age d'or de       francophones!
              l'Ile-du-Prince-
              Edouard Inc. (L')
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Association des     2014-2015           2014-2015     $12,000
              Francophones de     programming
              l'age d'or de
              l'Ile-du-Prince-
              Edouard Inc. (L')
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Miscouche     Association du      Le patrimoine au    2014-2015     $15,000
              Musee acadien de    service du
              l'Ile-du-Prince-    developpement de la
              Edouard inc. (L')   communaute
                                  acadienne de l'Ile-
                                  du-Prince-Edouard
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Belle-Alliance Ltee Le francais, une    2014-2015     $10,950
              (La)                valeur ajoutee!     ($6,250)
                                                      2015-2016
                                                      ($4,700)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Canadian Parents    2014-2017           2014-2015     $336,600
              For French PEI      programming         ($112,200)
                                                      2015-2016
                                                      ($112,200)
                                                      2016-2017
                                                      ($112,200)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Wellington    Coalition actions   Biblio franco-      2014-2015     $7,185
              pour enfants ltee.  mobile des tout-
              (La)                petits
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Wellington    Comite regional des Support for the     2014-2015     $32,000
              Jeux de l'Acadie de Jeux de l'Acadie in ($20,000)
              l'Ile-du-Prince-    PEI                 2015-2016
              Edouard Ltee                            ($12,000)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Evangeline    Conseil scolaire-   Creation d'une      2014-2015     $11,880
              communautaire       troupe d'art
              Evangeline          dramatique
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Federation          PEI in French at    2014-2015     $10,000
              culturelle de       the East Coast
              l'Ile-du-Prince-    Music Awards (ECMA)
              Edouard Inc. (La)   - French Toast and
                                  Jam
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Federation          2014-2015           2014-2015     $33,750
              culturelle de       programming
              l'Ile-du-Prince-
              Edouard Inc. (La)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Federation          Residences          2014-2015     $70,000
              culturelle de       artistiques en
              l'Ile-du-Prince-    communaute -
              Edouard Inc. (La)   Insul'ART
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Federation des      2014-2015           2014-2015     $90,000
              parents de l'Ile-   programming
              du-Prince-Edouard
              Inc. (La)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Jeunesse Acadienne  2014-2015           2014-2015     $55,000
              Ltee                programming
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside    Jeunesse Acadienne  L'engagement        2014-2015     $20,486
              Ltee                jeunesse            ($17,000)
                                                      2015-2016
                                                      ($3,486)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Salon du livre de   Salon du livre de   2014-2015     $12,000
              L'Ile-du-Prince-    l'Ile-du-Prince-    ($6,500)
              Edouard inc.        Edouard - Edition   2015-16
                                  2015                ($5,500)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown Societe Saint-      Le developpement    2014-2015     $4,500
              Thomas-d'Aquin      communautaire - le
                                  grand portrait!
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                              Total:$790,081
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Building Communities through Arts and Heritage
This program provides Canadians with more opportunities to take part in
 activities that present local arts and culture and celebrate local history
 and heritage.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
City           Organization       Project             Fiscal Year   Amount
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside     Belle-Alliance     Festival de la      2014-2015     $22,600
               Ltee (La)          citrouille - Les
                                  couleurs de
                                  l'automne
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Abrams Village Centre Expo-       Evangeline Country  2014-2015     $2,000
               Festival Centre    Music Festival
               Ltd.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tignish        Conseil Rev S-E    Festival Hivernal   2014-2015     $2,000
               Perrey Inc.        2014
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Wellington     Cooperative de     Festival de la      2014-2015     $12,200
               developpement      chanson du Grand
               culturel et        Ruisseau
               patrimonial de
               Mont-Carmel Ltee
               (La)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Souris         Le Comite acadien  2014 Acadian        2014-2015     $2,000
               et francophone de  Festival
               l'Est Ltee
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Wellington     Le Comite          Atlantic Fiddlers'  2014-2015     $2,000
               organisateur du    Jamboree Atlantique
               Jamboree           des violoneux
               atlantique des
               violoneux
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Abrams Village L'Exposition       Agricultural        2014-2015     $8,500
               agricole et le     Exhibition and
               Festival acadien   Acadian Festival,
               de la region       August 28 to 31,
               Evangeline Inc.    2014
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                              Total:$51,300
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Canada Arts Presentation Fund
The Canada Arts Presentation Fund gives Canadians increased access to the
 variety and richness of Canada's culture through professional arts
 festivals, presentations of live professional performances and other
 artistic experiences.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
City                 Organization             Project    Fiscal Year  Amount
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Charlottetown        Carrefour de  2014-2015 Cultural
                l'Isle-Saint-Jean         programming      2014-2015 $12,000
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Summerside                                Du passe au
              Belle-Alliance Ltee        present...en
                             (La)            musique!      2014-2015 $13,076
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                              Total: $25,076
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                          Grand total, all programs:$866,457
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
The principles behind DevOps are not new - for decades people have been automating system administration and decreasing the time to deploy apps and perform other management tasks. However, only recently did we see the tools and the will necessary to share the benefits and power of automation with a wider circle of people. In his session at DevOps Summit, Bernard Sanders, Chief Technology Officer at CloudBolt Software, explored the latest tools including Puppet, Chef, Docker, and CMPs needed to...
The cloud promises new levels of agility and cost-savings for Big Data, data warehousing and analytics. But it’s challenging to understand all the options – from IaaS and PaaS to newer services like HaaS (Hadoop as a Service) and BDaaS (Big Data as a Service). In her session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Hannah Smalltree, a director at Cazena, will provide an educational overview of emerging “as-a-service” options for Big Data in the cloud. This is critical background for IT and data profes...
Father business cycles and digital consumers are forcing enterprises to respond faster to customer needs and competitive demands. Successful integration of DevOps and Agile development will be key for business success in today’s digital economy. In his session at DevOps Summit, Pradeep Prabhu, Co-Founder & CEO of Cloudmunch, covered the critical practices that enterprises should consider to seamlessly integrate Agile and DevOps processes, barriers to implementing this in the enterprise, and pr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...
Advances in technology and ubiquitous connectivity have made the utilization of a dispersed workforce more common. Whether that remote team is located across the street or country, management styles/ approaches will have to be adjusted to accommodate this new dynamic. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Sagi Brody, Chief Technology Officer at Webair Internet Development Inc., focused on the challenges of managing remote teams, providing real-world examples that demonstrate what works and what do...
As enterprises work to take advantage of Big Data technologies, they frequently become distracted by product-level decisions. In most new Big Data builds this approach is completely counter-productive: it presupposes tools that may not be a fit for development teams, forces IT to take on the burden of evaluating and maintaining unfamiliar technology, and represents a major up-front expense. In his session at @BigDataExpo at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Warfield, CTO and Co-Founder of Coho Data, will dis...
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
In most cases, it is convenient to have some human interaction with a web (micro-)service, no matter how small it is. A traditional approach would be to create an HTTP interface, where user requests will be dispatched and HTML/CSS pages must be served. This approach is indeed very traditional for a web site, but not really convenient for a web service, which is not intended to be good looking, 24x7 up and running and UX-optimized. Instead, talking to a web service in a chat-bot mode would be muc...
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes ho...
Fortunately, meaningful and tangible business cases for IoT are plentiful in a broad array of industries and vertical markets. These range from simple warranty cost reduction for capital intensive assets, to minimizing downtime for vital business tools, to creating feedback loops improving product design, to improving and enhancing enterprise customer experiences. All of these business cases, which will be briefly explored in this session, hinge on cost effectively extracting relevant data from ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies adopt disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevO...
SYS-CON Events announced today that iDevices®, the preeminent brand in the connected home industry, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. iDevices, the preeminent brand in the connected home industry, has a growing line of HomeKit-enabled products available at the largest retailers worldwide. Through the “Designed with iDevices” co-development program and its custom-built IoT Cloud Infrastruc...
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, will discuss the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that VAI, a leading ERP software provider, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Part...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Catchpoint Systems, Inc., a provider of innovative web and infrastructure monitoring solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's DevOps Summit at 18th Cloud Expo New York, which will take place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Catchpoint is a leading Digital Performance Analytics company that provides unparalleled insight into customer-critical services to help consistently deliver an amazing customer experience. Designed...