Theatre Today - Gone Tomorrow?

We all Win with Candidates that Support Increased Arts Funding

Toronto - During this federal election, the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) is urging all party candidates to commit $300 million annually in permanent funding to The Canada Council for the Arts.  This represents just 0.2% of the federal government’s projected 2003/2004 total program spending budget - but the impact on quality of
life for Canadians would be hundredfold.

For $8 per Canadian per year - less than the cost of a movie ticket - performing and visual arts organizations would be able to keep admission prices accessible to more Canadians, especially youth. And when communities can access the arts, we all win.

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