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Art fights radicalization, boosts diplomacy and creates jobs, says Canada Council head

Art can help to steer impressionable young people away from religious radicalization, says the director of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Simon Brault also says that a new government on Parliament Hill understands that Canada must restore the art and cultural arm of its international diplomacy, if it wants to have meaningful relationships with other nations. 827 more words

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Quebec artist returns to government lobby, replacing Queen's portrait

OTTAWA – Visitors to Canada’s foreign affairs headquarters in Ottawa will no longer see a large portrait of Queen Elizabeth when they enter the building. 541 more words


Stephane Dion replaces portrait of Queen with two paintings by Quebec artist that were removed by Baird

A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that reigned over the lobby of Foreign Affairs headquarters has been taken down and replaced by two Canadian coastal landscapes that once hung in the same spot. 571 more words


Goal Creation Leaders for Rangers & rest of the Scottish Championship

written by – Rangers Report

A third of the season is in the books & while goals are relatively random events – some players have established themselves as the most consistent & prolific contributors this season. 480 more words


Kady O’Malley: John Baird rules out political comeback, won't run for Conservative leadership

In what may turn out to be the quickest debunking yet of a rumoured Conservative leadership bid, former foreign affairs minister John Baird has firmly rebutted a report in the Globe and Mail that he was “strongly considering” a return to public — and political — life. 213 more words


John Baird says he's flattered, but has no plans for leadership bid

Former Conservative minister John Baird sought to clear the air on Monday morning after several hours of speculation surrounding his plans to return to political life. 265 more words


John Baird will not seek Conservative party leadership

Longtime Ottawa MP and former senior cabinet minister John Baird will not seek the Conservative party leadership, he announced Monday morning.

A newspaper report on Monday said Baird was seriously considering a run at the leadership to replace Stephen Harper, who resigned the post following the Oct. 165 more words