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    Académie de musique du Québec

    Académie de musique du Québec (AMQ). (Académie de musique de Québec, 1868-1988). Non-profit association whose teacher-members are among the most representative Quebec musicians in the various disciplines.

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    Académie des lettres du Québec

    Founded 9 December 1944 as Académie canadienne-française by a group of writers led by Victor Barbeau, its goal was to serve and defend the French language and culture in Canada. The Académie changed its name in 1992.

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    Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

    ​Founded in 1979, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) is a national non-profit professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canada’s film, television and digital media industries.

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    Banff Centre for the Arts

    Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff School of Fine Arts, 1933-89). In 1991 one of three divisions of the Banff Centre for Continuing Education, so named in 1978 when the Alberta Legislature proclaimed the Banff Act establishing the Banff School of Fine Arts as an autonomous institution.

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    Dalhousie Art Gallery

    The Dalhousie Art Galleryis located in the Arts Centre of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Established in 1953 in a one-room area of the Arts and Administration Building on the university campus, it is the oldest public art gallery in Halifax.

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    Music at Laval University

    Oldest French-language university in North America. It was founded 8 Dec 1852 by virtue of a charter signed by Queen Victoria granting the Séminaire de Québec 'the rights and privileges of a university'.

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    Music at Maple Leaf Gardens

    Downtown Toronto arena, home of the famed Maple Leaf hockey team and venue for other sports and entertainment activities. Designed by Ross & Macdonald with associates Jack Ryrie and Mackenzie Waters, it was built in 1931 at a cost of about $1.

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    Music at Mount Allison University

    Mount Allison Ladies' College instituted a music program at its inception. In 1874 its first certificates in music, both in piano, were awarded to Ravinia Stewart and Alma Hickman.

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    Music at Acadia University

    Acadia University. Non-denominational, predominantly undergraduate institution in Wolfville, NS, with some graduate programs at the master's level (not in music).

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    Music at Bishop's University

    Bishop's University. Founded in 1843 in Lennoxville, near Sherbrooke, Que, by George Jehoshaphat Mountain, the third Anglican bishop of Quebec, as a liberal arts college. Its foundation was ratified by an act of the Quebec Legislative Assembly.

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    Music at Brandon University

    When the Dept of Music was founded in 1906, it offered only conservatory-type instruction under the direction of Abbie Helmer Vining (1906-7). W.L. Wright, afterfour years' study in Berlin with Leopold Godowsky, took over in 1907 and remained director until 1947.

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    Music at Brock University

    Brock University. Non-denominational university founded in St Catharines, Ont, in 1964 with undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, sciences, education, and administration.

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    Music at Canadian Mennonite Bible College

    Canadian Mennonite Bible College (Canadian Mennonite University beginning 1998). School of theology, liberal arts, and music, founded in 1947 in Winnipeg by the Conference of Mennonites in Canada.

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    Music at Carleton University

    Carleton University's music department was founded in 1967 with John Churchill (b London, 29 May 1920, d Sidbury, England, 1 Dec 1996) as its first chair.

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    Music at CEGEPs

    CEGEPs (Collèges d'enseignement général et professionel) have supplanted a whole stratum of autonomous schools and colleges.

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