02 June 2006

Petition to Support the Arts

Shafraaz forwarded this to me, worthwhile for any Canadians perusing this:
The Harper government's giveaway of $500 per child to support sports activities is glaringly unfair. Why sports and not the arts? Are those who spend a small fortune on giving their children music lessons, visual art,youth writing programs, dance, film & video-production (etc.), less worthy of support than hockey, soccer or other sports parents?

Children will benefit throughout their whole lives, as will the various arts organizations, by investing in the arts.

From the note I received:
"…arts organizations, by the way, do not pay salaries measured in millions of dollars as do the sports teams."

Please sign this petition at

Note: Don't forget to add your postal code in the required address field.

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