Canada's new heritage minister says the Trudeau government will increase funding to "battered" arts and cultural institutions, including the CBC, but that they should adapt to the digital age. In an interview with q host Shad, Mélanie Joly touted the Liberals' pledge to increase annual federal contributions to the creative sector, including doubling funding to the Canada Council of the Arts from $180 million to $360 million, increasing funding to Telefilm and the National Film Board of Canada, and restoring $150 million to the CBC.
What does TOUT mean?
verb 1. attempt to sell (something), typically by a direct or persistent approach. "Sanjay was touting his wares"
2. NORTH AMERICAN offer racing tips for a share of any resulting winnings.
noun 1. BRITISH a person who buys up tickets for an event to resell them at a profit. synonyms: ticket tout, illegal salesman; informalscalper 2. NORTH AMERICAN a person who offers racing tips for a share of any resulting winnings.
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