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2015, 2016 to 2017

2015, 2016 to 2017 I might be a little late at the year-end tradition of reflecting on the past year as we usher in a new year. I believe the intent is to remember good accomplishments and express new ones for the coming year. Now, it would be easy to be self-indulging and make a […]

My Lovely Other by Jillian McGillivray

1 month in

I have had the keys to one of the better-known buildings in Winnipeg for about a month now. I find myself thinking, asking questions, observing, trying things out. I find myself split between spending time in the building getting to know who inhabits it and what they do, and walking in the Exchange and its […]

Charitable Receipting Video

Hey folks, Canada Revenue Agency has done up an info video on how to issue charitable tax receipts, including what is, and is not, eligible. The video is a little slow, and I’m not so keen on the barbie-esque animation, but the information is solid and easy to understand. Videos and recorded webinars for charities […]

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Artspace welcomes new Executive Director

Artspace Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Plamondon as its new Executive Director effective November 14, 2016. Eric comes to Artspace as a former Director with La Maison des artistes visuels francophones, Western Canada’s only artist run centre for francophone visual artists, and Executive Director of Les amis des arts visuels du […]

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The Board’s Employee

Most not-for-profit Boards have only one employee – the head staff person. The rest of the organization’s employees do not report to the Board and the Board has no role in managing or directing any other employees. This head staff person can have various titles: CEO, Executive Director, Executive Producer, General Manager etc. This person […]

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The King Building Reborn

  Our Market Square neighbourhood is rich with stories. 104 King, directly across from Artspace, was designed and built in 1895 to house one of Winnipeg’s largest shoe retailers – Thomas Ryan Boots and Shoes. The owner became one of the most successful shoe retailers in 19th century Canada (known far and wide as “The […]