The Prizes are awarded to two persons – one in the arts and the other in the social sciences and humanities, who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding achievements.
The prizes are intended to encourage ongoing contributions to Canada's cultural and intellectual heritage.
- Value: Two prizes of $50,000 each
- How to qualify: Submit the nomination for your candidate by mail. (Note: the Council’s online portal is not open to prize competitions)
- Deadline: 1 November 2017
- For further information, please refer to the guidelines.
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The Canada Council supports, promotes and celebrates the work of Canadian artists and arts organizations.