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30.09.2008 Élections fédérales 2008 – Débat sur la culture

Culture Montreal hosts a debate where the federal electoral candidates are invited to present their party’s cultural program.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008
8:00 am
Théâtre du Gesù
1200, Bleury Street, Montréal
 
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80 people gathered at Théâtre du Gesù to hear and take part in a pre-election debate hosted by renowned journalist and radio show host Dominique Poirier.

Each federal party was represented, except for the Conservative Party, which declined our invitation to take part in the event.

Speakers:
•    Sébastien Dhavernas, Liberal Party candidate in Outremont
•    Philippe Larochelle, Green Party candidate in Hochelaga.
•    Anne Lagacé Dowson, Dew Democratic Party candidate in Westmount-Ville-Marie
•    Réal Ménard, Bloc Québecois candidate in Hochelaga

The party representatives were invited to present their party’s cultural platform and to comment Culture Montreal’s own list of recommendations and demands.

A bit more about us

Culture Montreal is an independent organization and place for reflexion and action that contributes to building Montreal’s future as a cultural metropolis through research, analysis and communication activities. Its mission is to assert the central role of the arts and culture in all areas of Montreal’s development: economy, buisness, politics, land-use planning, education, and social and community life while encouraging cultural diversity, emerging artists and practices and public art.

We wish to thank all our members as well as:

Je deviens membre.
Le français en scène. Projet de valorisation de la langue française.
Micro Culture, pour parler culture quartier par quartier
Agenda 21. Culture aujourd'hui demain.

Our organization is a member of:

  • Les Arts et la Ville
  • Bureau du Cinéma et de la Télévision du Québec
  • Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain
  • Coalition canadienne des arts
  • Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal
  • Diversité Artistique Montréal
  • Héritage Montréal
  • Le Réseau des conseils régionaux de la culture