Minister Rodriguez Will Invite the Arts, Culture and Heritage Sectors to a National Summit on Their Recovery in Early 2022

Published December 7, 2021

The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today issued the following statement on the Government of Canada’s plans to hold a two-day national summit on January 31 and February 1, 2022, with the arts, culture and heritage sectors at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

  • “In January, I’ll meet people from the arts, culture and heritage sectors in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montréal and Halifax—and elsewhere across Canada virtually. I’m looking forward to hearing from you directly in the leadup to the summit. Further details on these meetings will be released before the holidays.”
  • “During the summit, we’ll talk about long-term trends in Canada’s cultural ecosystem and discuss solutions for a sustainable recovery; how to bring back and create new audiences and visitors; the role of digital platforms; and the contribution of our cultural sectors to reconciliation, the fight against climate change, and a more just and inclusive society.”

More details are to be announced.

Read the full statement here.

The Honourable Minister Pablo Rodriguez