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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Darrell Varga

Darrell Varga is an associate professor of art history and contemporary culture at NSCAD University, in Halifax.

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Darrell Varga

The Arts of the Deal

International trade and the survival of Canadian culture March 2020
To be a cultural worker in Canada is to be a filler of forms. If the American cultural scene is structured by entrepreneurialism and private foundations, our creative endeavours are highly dependent on direct government support. Canadian artists have a high degree of freedom, but their activities are fostered through subsidies and state regulations, especially with respect to Canadian content…