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Background Photo Credit:
Splash Mob at Fourth Friday, Guelph, ON - Photo by Lynn Broughton
  • The 2016 Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC), Ontario Regional Meeting, will take place on Thursday April 21, 2016, from 10 am – 3 pm.

    The theme of this year's Ontario Regional Meeting is Performing the Creative City: Strategies and New Directions.

    More information about the event, including event registration, is available on the Eventbrite Page. Please register before April 7, although registration will be open until April 20, 2016.

    Download the poster here.

    To make the CCNC Ontario Regional Meeting as accessible as possible, we are generously hosted by two communities this year:
    Town of Oakville, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Rd, Oakville, ON

    City of Thunder Bay, Meeting Location TBA
    We will endeavor to make the meeting available by webinar too.

    *More information on speakers and webinar will be available soon.

    Looking forward to seeing you this spring, from your 2016! 


    CCNC Ontario Regional Meeting organizing committee:

    Sarah Douglas-Murray & Rebecca Cotter, Town of Oakville *2016 Ontario Regional Meeting Host City
    Leah Bayly & Kiri Butter, City of Thunder Bay *2016 Ontario Regional Meeting Host City
    Emily Trottier, City of Greater Sudbury
    Colin Wiginton & Julie Fossitt, City of Kingston
    Elena Bird, City of Toronto
    Patti Tombs, City of Hamilton
    Robin Armistead, City of London
    Tanya Mazza, Town of Collingwood
    Sara Munroe, City of Brantford

    For more information contact:
    Sarah Douglas-Murray, Senior Manager for Cultural Services, Town of Oakville, Tel: 905-845-6601, ext.3007, Email:

    Kiri Butter, Cultural Services Coordinator, City of Thunder Bay, Tel: 807-625-2357, Email:

    Elena Bird, Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Development and Culture, City of Toronto, Tel: 416-392-8671, Email:

  • Vancouver Island Regional Meeting - Duncan, BC
    Monday May 11th  10am – 2pm
    Cowichan Performing Art Theatre
    2687 James Street, Duncan BC


    Regional Meeting - Morinville, AB
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    Morinville, AB
    Download the meeting notes here


    Alberta Regional Culture Meeting - St. Albert, AB
    September 25, 2014
    St. Albert, AB
    Download the Meeting Notes [PDF]

    Culture Snaps [PDF]

    CCNC Ontario Meeting

    Wednesday, May 13th
    Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Barrie, ON

    Meeting Materials:

    Ontario Regional Meeting Final Report [PDF]
    Table Session Notes [PDF]
    Keynote: Michael Tunney, City of Mississauga, Telling Your Story
    Keynote: Alida Stevenson, Government of Ontario, Measuring the Impact of Culture Cultural Planning at the Provincial Level