Policy Speaker Series
March 18, 2010
Dr. Victor Rabinovitch. Recent news of job losses in the television industry, together with reports from Canada and elsewhere of labour disputes in places as diverse as museums and symphony orchestras, show that cultural undertakings are not immune to difficult economic times. While the challenges in any country or sector are unique, in Canada we know there are important policy issues at play which have impacts on both cultural activities and labour relations. These will affect the operations of important institutions and their services to the public, to artists and creators, and to staff and volunteers.
Dr. Rabinovitch will provide an overview of current challenges, with reference to some recent events, seen from the vantage point of his role as President of Canada's largest museum institution.