The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in EDMONTON, Alberta, was founded in the early 1960s as part of a federal and provincial government joint initiative to create a technical infrastructure to support Canada's rapidly diversifying economy.
The arrival of independent choreographers and freelance dancers on Québec's artistic landscape led dance teacher and choreographer Linda Rabin and dancer-teacher Candace Loubert to found l'École Linda Rabin Danse Moderne in 1981 in the large Édifice Belgo, on Montréal's Sainte-Catherine Street.
Canadian Cultural Centre/Centre culturel canadien. Established in Paris by Canada's Department of External Affairs to foster the dissemination of Canadian culture. The centre is housed in an 18th-century private mansion at 5 rue de Constantine in the seventh arrondissement.
Janette Turner Hospital, novelist, short-story writer (b at Melbourne, Australia 12 Nov 1942). Janette Turner Hospital grew up in Queensland, Australia. She was educated at the University of Queensland, and taught high school in Australia and then worked as a librarian at Harvard University.
Québec's first colleges of general and professional training (known by their acronym, "CEGEP") opened their doors in 1967, a few months after the adoption of the General and Vocational Colleges Act or Loi des collèges d'enseignement général et professionnel.
Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff School of Fine Arts, 1933-89). In 1991 one of three divisions of the Banff Centre for Continuing Education, so named in 1978 when the Alberta Legislature proclaimed the Banff Act establishing the Banff School of Fine Arts as an autonomous institution.