Cultural development in Golden

Detailed research in 2014 presented by Golden's Mayor Christina Benty to the elected regional directors at Columbia Shuswap Regional District on the value of continuing the delivery of arts and culture activity as a shared service.

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"What is the role of the arts in changing people's lives?"

In 2016, I was asked to create a Pecha Kucha to draw on my experience at Kicking Horse Culture to respond to this question "What is the role of the arts in changing people's lives?" This was presented at BC Touring Council's Fall Roundtable meetings in Nelson, BC. 

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"Why does Golden invest in the arts?"

Interview in 2010 with Christine Benty, Mayor, Caleb Moss, Councillor, and David Allen, Chief Administrative Officer with the Town of Golden. Produced by 2010 Legacies Now Arts Division. Elected officials and staff explain why they invest operating support for arts & culture.

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Golden Civic Centre Restoration

This video shows the story of the restoration and celebratory re-opening of the Golden Civic Centre in British Columbia. Originally built by volunteers in 1948, the hall closed for construction in Sept 2010 and re-opened the week before New Year's 2011.

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Cultural Human Resources Council

CHRC's HR Management Toolkit is the comprehensive human resources advice everyone working in the cultural nonprofit world needs. These competency profiles for Cultural Managers and Presenters are also very helpful guides.

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Creative City Network of Canada

The publications at are crucial guides for cultural leaders who are working in community development. I have found all of these resources insightful, inspiring, and invaluable in my practice.

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