• Stephen Lecce, MPP

Ontario Provides Significant Financial Support to the Arts Sector

March 02, 2021

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is supporting the arts sector with a one-time investment of $25 million to help artists and arts organizations survive the COVID-19 pandemic, remain solvent and prepare for a time when they can fully re-open their facilities, resume full programming and welcome back their visitors and audiences. Details were provided today by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. Through the funding, $24 million will be provided to 140 arts organizations, including:


  • 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook

  • Varley Art Gallery, Markham

  • Hot Docs, Toronto

  • MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie