MLA Lana Popham to push for arts and culture Committee

MLA Lana Popham, opposition critic for arts and culture, small business, and tourism, plans to ask the government to create a Select Standing Committee on Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, when the legislature convenes in February. She hopes to follow the lead of provinces like New Brunswick and Saskatchewan, who have developed cultural policies, aiming to acknowledge the importance of arts to this province and encouraging growth in the cultural sector. Full story in the Georgia Straight:

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