For 2017 in select cities and launching at Spur Winnipeg the Public Fellow program will be transformed into the Canada 150 Scholars-in-Residence Program. There is also a parallel Artists-in-Residence Program.

Throughout the festival, our volunteers will circulate Spur’s Canada150 postcards, where attendees can anonymously share how ​they ​identify as/what ​they​ celebrate about being Canadian.

After the festival closes, all reflections gathered​ ​will then be interpreted by local scholars and artists​ in residence​, culminating in an online gallery​.



This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between The Spur Festival, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
Cette initiative est rendue possible grâce au Fonds communautaire pour le 150e anniversaire du Canada, qui est une collaboration entre <<community foundation>>, les fondations communautaires canadiennes, le gouvernement du Canada et des leaders extraordinaires de l’Atlantique au Pacifique à l’Arctique.

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