The Arts Conseil of Montreal identifies, supports and recognizes artistic excellence. Through its subsidy programs, operating grants, residencies, mobilization activities and awards—including the Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal—the Conseil is the proud partner of nearly 450 Montreal cultural organizations and collectives.
By helping to present the works of artists in all areas of the island, the Conseil has made Montreal the vibrant and creative city it is today.
CKUT is a non-profit, campus-community radio station based at McGill University. CKUT provides alternative music, news and spoken word programming to the city of Montreal and surrounding areas, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hear us at 90.3 MHz on the FM dial, 91.7 by cable, or listen on-line. CKUT is made up of over 200 volunteers working with a staff of coordinators, not just to make creative and insightful radio programming, but also to manage the station. The station operates on a collective management system that includes volunteers in decision-making.
ELAN (English-Language Arts Network) is a not-for-profit organization that connects, supports, and creates opportunities for Quebec?s English-speaking artists and arts communities. ELAN members are individuals and organizations from a wide array of artistic disciplines, cultural and geographic backgrounds, and linguistic and cultural communities. Together this network reflects an evolving Québec identity and celebrates the province?s cultural, artistic, and social diversity.
The Immigrant Workers Centre (IWC) defends the rights of immigrants in their places of work and fights for dignity, respect, and justice. Some of our principal objectives include:
Popular education about worker’s rights
Improving living and working conditions for immigrant workers
Mobilizing around workplaces issues (including workplace accidents, harassment, unpaid wages or overtime, maternity leave, etc)
Providing a safe place for immigrant workers to receive information, resources, and referrals
The Museum of Jewish Montreal (MJM) is a not-for-profit organization that collects, maps, and shares the history and experiences of the Montreal Jewish community online and through walking tours, exhibits, and other public programming. MJM seeks to ensure the legacy of Jewish life in Montreal by educating the public and giving our visitors new ways to interact with the city?s Jewish past and present. Founded in 2010, our Museum’s activities include walking tours of historic Jewish neighbourhoods, online exhibits, oral history collection, lectures, workshops and pop-up exhibitions.
The Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) is a registered charity dedicated to promoting English-language literature in Quebec. We help writers develop their skills, capitalize on publishing opportunities, and gain recognition for their work through our annual book awards. We create a strong sense of community among our members to attract and retain talented writers and to keep the province’s English-language culture vibrant.
Depuis plus de 40 ans, l’Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois regroupe des poètes, des romanciers, des auteurs dramatiques, des essayistes, des auteurs pour jeunes publics et des auteurs d’ouvrages scientifiques et pratiques. L’UNEQ, qui représente actuellement plus de 1 600 auteurs, travaille à la promotion et à la diffusion de la littérature québécoise au Québec, au Canada et à l’étranger, de même qu’à la défense des droits socioéconomiques des écrivains.
The Art Centre of the Maison d’Haïti is a a performance hall located in the Saint-Michel borough. The Art Centre of the Maison d’Haïti has as its mission to make to promote, to distribute and to support professional and young artists from the Haitian community.
The Moroccan Cultural Center in Canada undertakes various missions that it performs in compliance with international law and the laws in force in the host country. These are mainly:
– Contribute to the dissemination and enhancement of Moroccan culture in all its aspects;
– Work to strengthen inter-culturality, the interaction and coexistence of different civilizations and cultures as well as the promotion of convergence and rapprochement between them;
– Contribute to the dissemination of the values of tolerance, diversity and difference;
– Contribute to the preservation of the national identity of Moroccans residing in Canada as well as the maintenance and development of their personal and cultural ties with the Kingdom of Morocco;
– Contribute to the promotion of cultural and educational action for the benefit of the Moroccan citizens in Canada and their children;
– Encourage the production and dissemination of the various cultural works of the Moroccan citizens in Canada;
– To work towards the implementation and monitoring of cooperation and partnership programs in the cultural and educational fields with the associations, institutions and bodies concerned in Morocco and Canada;
– Organize educational activities, exhibitions and conferences, teaching the language of Morocco and its culture.