Connie Fogal

Name

Connie Fogal

Jurisdiction

Vancouver

Running for

Mayor

Party or Slate (if applicable)

IDEA

Funding

Do you know how much your local government invests in the arts? Would you commit to advocating for an increase in that cultural investment for arts, culture, and heritage in your community, within the capacity of your elected body?

yes

Advocacy

If elected, will you take an active role on behalf of your local government in championing the growth of arts, culture and heritage in your community? Why?

Yes because a whole healthy person and community requires arts cuolture and heritage

Education

Students with an education rich in the arts have better grade point averages and are three times more likely to get a degree. Will you commit to making the arts a critical component of every child’s education? If so, how?

yes by demanding a return of class in elementary and high school in music and art for credit

Cultural Growth

How will your local government maintain or grow its investment in cultural programs in your community?

fund them

Cultural Spaces

Will you work to ensure access to affordable, sustainable cultural spaces for artists and arts organizations? If so, how?

yes with funding

Cultural Tourism

How do you propose to improve cultural tourism in your community?

I do not know what you mean by cultural tourism.

How do you propose to attract or retain artists and cultural workers in your community?

provide venues for events and study; subsidise accommodation

Key Issues

What do you feel is the single most important issue relating to arts, culture, and heritage in your community, and what action will you take to address it?

Artists cannot make a living at their work. subsidizig accommodation and work space will help

Participation

How do you personally engage in the cultural life of the community? (e.g. involvement on committees, attending arts and culture events, etc.)

I attend. I read.
I dance