Local Arts Council reacts to BC Budget

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There’s more local fallout from this week’s BC budget, which goes to cuts to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.

Tara O’Donnell the Executive Director for the Fort St. John Arts Council, says her organization doesn’t receive a big chunk of the funding pie.

However, she adds the local organization will have to cut a few programs if there’s a reduction in it’s provincial funding.

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On the upside she also anticipates the recession may point local residents to a more affordable entertainment option…

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She says the Arts Council has already made some recession dictated moves, including postponement of its second annual wine festival this year, to next year.

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