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News : Archive 2017-09

The Story of Isobel Gunn - October 19, 2017


The Story Of


Featuring Award-winning Storyteller

Deborah Dunleavy


Libretto by Deborah Dunleavy

Music by Howard Alexander

Thursday Tickets: $15 at the door

October 19, 2017 Christ United Church

7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30) Lyn

Information * 613-926-5510*  **

Creation of  "Isobel Gunn" made possible by a grant from Canada Council for the Arts


Artist's Toolbox: Exploring Identity Through Writing workshop, Toronto


The role of writing in promoting well being is an emerging field in personal and professional development. Use writing exercises as an avenue to promote reflection, self-expression and insight into our professional identities as artists.

More info can be found here:


Ontario Arts Council Indigenous Culture Fund programs now open

Toronto, September 15, 2017 – Applications are now available for all three funding programs under the Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF). The ICF programs for individuals and organizations have been established to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, culture and way of life.

Survey | Sondage 15/09/17

Greetings!   Salutations!

Names of members voting on the motion below will be recorded but not circulated. A majority from the returned survey votes is needed to approve or reject a motion. The chair (president) shall not exercise a vote except to break a tie.

Nous noterons les noms des membres qui se prononceront sur la proposition ci-après mais ne les divulguerons pas. La proposition sera adoptée ou rejetée selon la majorité des votes reçus en réponse à ce sondage. La présidente ne peut voter, sauf en cas d'égalité des voix.

À cet effet, nous vous demandons donc de remplir le questionnaire en ligne avant le 18 septembre 2017:

Please complete this survey online by September 18, 2017:

Merci à tous!  Thank you!

Canadian Storytelling Night Event Support

Canadian Storytelling Night Event Support

SC-CC is pleased to announce the successful grant proposals for Canadian Storytelling Night (CSN) event funding assistance! 

The Nelson Storytelling Guild, TALES Calgary, the Saskatoon Storytelling Guild, Storytelling Orillia, and Toronto'sYork Storytelling Guild will be receive assistance for their CSN events. We can't wait for CSN on November 4th!

Memorial for Hildy Cronin

There will be a memorial and celebration of the life of
Hildy Cronin
arranged by her family

Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm
Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church
#4 Morningside Avenue

StorySave Fundraiser - Evening of Stories with Louise Profeit-LeBlanc

StorySave Fundraiser - Evening of Stories with Louise Profeit-LeBlanc

Evening of Stories with Louise Profeit-LeBlanc

Date: September 16, 2017

Time: 7:30 - 8:30pm

Location: Toronto Baha’i Centre, 288 Bloor St. West

Sponsor: Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada

Tickets:  ‘Pay What You Can’ 

Donations in Memory of Jan Andrews

Donations in Memory of Jan Andrews

Yesterday afternoon in Ottawa, the many friends and family of master storyteller and SC-CC founding member, Jan Andrews gathered to celebrate her life and work.

In Jan Andrew’s memory, her partner, Jennifer Cayley, has suggested donations can be made in Jan's memory to Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada, or to the Alpine Club of Canada. To donate to SC-CC either online or via cheque, visit

Canada Council for the Arts - Digital Strategy Fund Facebook Live Sessons

Tune in this week  - September 12th, 13th and 15th to our Facebook Live sessions about the new Digital Strategy Fund.

Dale Jarvis' Haunted Ground Book Launch in St. John's

Dale Jarvis' Haunted Ground Book Launch in St. John'sPlease join us for the official launch of Haunted Ground: Ghost Stories from the Rock by Dale Jarvis on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 pm at Chapters (70 Kenmount Road, St. John’s).

A Word from the President

A Word from the President

September 2017 septembre :   A word from the President 

Greetings SC-CC Members,

            It is with great sadness I share news of the sudden passing of Jan Andrews on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. She was a master storyteller, accomplished author, one of the founding members of Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada and recipient of the 2016 Order of Canada medal for all her contributions to the Arts.

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