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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 […]

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Why is it called a balance sheet?

Remember playing on the teeter-totter when you were a kid? I don’t know about you, but I always ended up stuck in the air, held up by my big brother who would not let me down until I cried, “Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown, Let me down!” He’d respond with, “What will you give me?” and […]

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Old Buildings, New Life

Artspace is now 30 years old. Happy Birthday to us! By contrast, the building that houses Artspace – The Gault Building – is 116 years old. The fact that it is still a vital part of downtown life is really quite remarkable. The original tenant, Gault Brothers Wholesalers, passed into history in the nineteen seventies […]