Metro Vancouver presents “Survivor 101” workshops

Following on the success and feedback of the inaugural “Survivor 101” workshop in November 2012, the Regional Cultural Development Advisory Committee, through Metro Vancouver, has partnered with 4 municipalities throughout Continue Reading →

The Fraser MacPherson Music Scholarship Fund

The Fraser MacPherson Music Scholarship Fund was initiated to foster the music education of BC’s most promising young jazz instrumentalists. Scholarships are available up to the amount of $2000.00 each Continue Reading →

New Evidence links music education to higher test scores

Does studying music boost students’ overall test scores? Recent research casts doubt on that belief, concluding that the link between music education and good grades appears to reflect the impressive nature of Continue Reading →

Why musical genius comes easier to early starters

Good news for pushy parents. If you want your child to excel musically, you now have better justification for starting their lessons early. New evidence comes from brain scans of 36 Continue Reading →

Arts Activities and Charitable Registration

After more than two years of study and consultation, the Canada Revenue Agency has just released an important paper on “Arts Activities and Charitable Registration Guidance”. While the paper may, Continue Reading →