Mayor's Arts Award for Business Support
The Georgia Straight
Founded in 1967, The Georgia Straight reaches hundreds of thousands of Metro Vancouver readers each week. Staff at the paper and at Straight.com take pride contributing to Vancouver’s creative economy with the city’s most extensive arts, music, and movie sections. The Georgia Straight sponsors many festivals – including DOXA, PuSh International Performing Arts, Indian Summer, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Fringe, Eastside Culture Crawl, and Vancouver Latin American Film Festival. Cultural leaders who have appeared on Georgia Straight covers include: Veda Hille, Norman Armour, Bramwell Tovey, Paul Wong, Stan Douglas, Colleen Wheeler, Dan Mangan, Omer Arbel, Ken Lum, and Emily Molnar. Georgia Straight staff take part regularly in panel discussions in the arts community. It is the company’s mission to be the definitive arts and entertainment source for Vancouverites.