Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan Wins National Award of Excellence - Cultural Planning Award

This morning, the City of Victoria's Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan won the 2018 Award of Excellence - Cultural Planning Award from the Creative City Network of Canada!

Extensive public input informed the development of the Create Victoria Arts and Culture Master Plan, which aligns ideas, people, and resources around a shared vision and a set of goals, strategies and actions to realize Victoria’s creative potential and guide investment over the next five years. Learn more.

The Creative City Network of Canada celebrated its third annual Awards of Excellence during the 2018 Creative City Summit hosted by the City of Mississauga.

The Awards of Excellence Program recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of Canadian municipalities, and its voting members, and encourages excellence in the development and delivery of cultural policy, planning and practice. Nominations are received from across Canada, and are reviewed by peer review jury of cultural professionals.

Award of Excellence - Cultural Planning Award

The Award of Excellence - Cultural Planning Award recognizes a Canadian municipality that has developed, adopted, and implemented an excellent Culture Plan with a process that demonstrates outstanding visionary leadership and best practices in cultural planning or a Canadian municipality that has reviewed, revitalized and implemented a previously adopted Cultural Plan.

Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC)

The Creative City Network of Canada is a national, non-profit organization that facilitates collaboration, knowledge sharing, research, and professional development for the cultural sector at the local level; through the development of cultural policy, planning, and professional practice.

The annual Creative City Summit is held in different regions of the country and provides face-to-face opportunities for members to network and gain professional development and knowledge. Learn more.