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Watch the 2017 recipient announcement from The Canada Council for the Arts offices

Save the date for the 2017 Gala, June 29th at the National Arts Centre.

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The Governor General's Performing Arts Awards are pleased to welcome Birks as presenting sponsor for the GGPAA Gala.

Recipient news

She made generations laugh and cry. Actor Janine Sutto, aged 95, has died of natural causes. Condolences to her family, friends, and fans. 

Bruce Cockburn is back in the studio, and will be hosting songwriter's circles at the Juno Awards in Ottawa in 2017. He was just named to the first ever People's Voice Award at Folk Alliance International.

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