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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or ...
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), located in New York, comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories and its renowned library.
The collections contain...
Anthology Film Archives
Anthology Film Archives is an international centre for the preservation, study and exhibition of film and video with a particular focus on American independent and avant-garde cinema and its precursors found in classic E...
Asian Civilisations Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. As one of the National Museums of Singapore under the National...
The British Museum
The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than 7 million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from al...
Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts is a national arm's-length agency with the mandate to "foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts." The Council offers grants and services to p...
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Enc...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in t...
Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries
A Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa - CPLP é o foro multilateral privilegiado para o aprofundamento da amizade mútua e da cooperaçao entre os seus membros. Criada em 17 de Julho de 1996, a CPLP goza de personali...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and g...
Council of Europe
Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe seeks to develop throughout Europe common and democratic principles based on the European Convention on Human Rights and other reference texts on the protection of individuals. The ...
Deutsches Historisches Museum
The Deutsches Historisches Museum (DHM, German Historical Museum) was founded in 1987 by the chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, and the mayor of Berlin, Eberhard Diepgen, on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the ...
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arus...
Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry,...
Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the m...
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts and to nurture critical seeing by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of the highest quality. To fulfill its mission, th...
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter...
The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna numbers among the most important European museum buildings put up during the 19th century.
The monumental structure, built at the behest of Emperor Franz Joseph I as part of his ex...
League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between ...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and th...
Pacific Islands Forum
The Pacific Islands Forum, formerly the South Pacific Forum until a name change in October 2000, was founded in August 1971 and comprises 16 independent and self-governing states in the Pacific. The Forum is the region's...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
Royal BC Museum
As the provincial museum and archives, the Royal BC Museum preserves and shares the stories of British Columbia on-site, off-site and online through its research, collections, exhibitions and educational prog...
Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a permanent intergovernmental international organization whose creation was proclaimed on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People's Republ...
Simon Fraser University
Crime, demographic trends, health, economics, environment, carbon taxes, fisheries, earth sciences, energy, Asia-Pacific business -- just a few of the topics that faculty members at Canada's top comprehensive university ...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the n...
Southern African Development Community
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has been in existence since 1980, when it was formed as a loose alliance of nine majority-ruled States in Southern Africa known as the Southern African Development Coordi...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including:
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or t...
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert a...
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Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
For the betterment of Canadian theatre, PACT provides leadership, national representation and a variety of programs and practical assistance to member companies, enabling members to do their own creat...
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Identity is that which is given
In this age of globalisation many people fret about Western culture taking over the world. But the greatest Western export is not Disney or McDonalds or Tom Cruise. It is the very idea of culture.
Testimony of David U. Himmelstein, M.D. before the HELP Subcommittee
Himmelstein, David U.
A single-payer reform would make care affordable through vast savings on bureaucracy and profits. As my colleagues and I have shown in research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, admini...
The New Political Battleground
Perlmutter, David D.
Examines the degree to which blogs influence - or fail to influence - American political life. Points out that blogs are not that powerful by traditional political measures: while bloggers can offer ...
Experiences in Translation
Identifies the different types of interpretive acts that count as translation. An enticing new typology emerges, based on Eco's insistence on a common-sense approach and the necessity of taking a crit...
A History of Reading
The Library at Night
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
Rain/Drizzle/Fog: Film and Television in Atlantic Canada
Varga, Darrell (ed.)
Scholarly study of film and television in Atlantic Canada. Provides a broad historical overview of film and television in the region, as well as essays on specific topics such as contemporary popular ...
The Voice of Newfoundland
A Social History of the Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland, 1939-1949
Webb, Jeff A.
Explores the roles that radio played in society and culture during a vibrant and pivotal time in Newfoundland's history, and demonstrates how the broadcaster's decision to air political debates was pi...
The magazine of reference for more than half a million French-speaking Canadians.
Features articles dealing with the erosion of the physical and cultural environment precipitated by commercial and corporate interests.
Aloft is published six times a year for the passengers of CanJet Airlines by Metro Guide Publishing.
Visual arts magazine for Western Canada.
The most widely read business publication in BC
Reports on the music scene in Canada and abroad.
Covers literary, theological, social, and economic topics. Provides a forum for the discussion of contemporary culture.
Positive, progressive alternative to mainstream corporate media. Our mandate is to inform, entertain and advocate for the people of British Columbia.
Electronic, international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews and key book reviews in contemporary discourse are published weekly as theorisations of major "event-scenes" i...
Fitness, health, business, fashion, music, sex and culture. For ages 18 to 34.
An active mix of arts journalism, investigative features, artists' pages and reviews of visual art, video, film, new media, independent press and performance art. A wide spectrum of Canadian cultural ...
Inter Art Actuel
Alternative art forms, methodologies and collectivist strategies that are challenging and redefining the global context of art internationally.
Literary Review of Canada
A forum for discussion and debate about books, culture, politics and ideas. Features reviews of Canadian books and essays by Canadian writers.
Explores contemporary perspectives on timely themes of cultural interest.
The magazine of deviant, Left Coast culture.
Written by museum professionals for peers, volunteers, students and afficionados. Contains news, commentary, in-depth articles and book reviews.
Aims to connect and promote communities in B.C.'s north through printed word and image.
Alternative and popular culture in Quebec.
Interdisciplinary journal exploring contemporary cultural issues. A forum for international academics, artists, critics and theorists.
Reviews and debates the important events that shape the cultural, political and intellectual life of the country.
SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network)
A Vietnamese language channel. Offers programming to keep Vietnamese Canadians connected with their culture and identity. Includes news, talk shows, sports, children's programming, entertainment, var...
Canada's alternative magazine of politics and culture. Award-winning writing that takes on orthodoxy on all fronts with wit and attitude. Investigative journalism you can't get anywhere else.
Topia - A Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
Committed to presenting the Canadian perspective with dialogue among researchers in academia and the arts regarding culture, nationality, technology, gender, race, the environment and the politics of ...
Canadian wine, arts and culture.
Toronto's Urban Culture Magazine is an essential one-stop guide to music, urban culture, entertainment and news.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board
An independent tribunal of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the board certifies cultural propert...
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
The Corporation manages the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum. Protects an...
Canada's central statistical agency.
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