Creative City News – Special Edition 5: Cultural Infrastructure: An Integral Component Of Canadian Communities

The construction of cultural facilities has been intertwined with the development of Canada itself, and many communities have heritage theatres, concert halls, opera houses, and museums that stand today as testament to this history. In 1967, fueled by national ferment and nation-building enthusiasm, Canada’s Centennial year gave impetus to the creation of a new string of cultural and community centres, theatres, and museums across the country.