Members of the Flin Flon Arts Council spoke to City Council last night asking for their support for an upcoming event. They asked Council to participate in a conversation with three nationally acclaimed entrepreneurs coming to our community as part of their North Central Canada Center for the Arts and Environment Inspiration Series on Knowledge and Development. They are Janice Price CEO of the Banff Center of the Arts and Creativity, Dorothy Dobbie founder and President of Pegasus Publications and Co-Chair of the Special Joint Committee on a Renewed Canada and Jean Giguere former Chair of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The Arts Council asked for five thousand dollars to support their visit with the request referred to the Finance Committee. They will be here from January 21st to 23rd and they are prepared to meet with and inspire community leaders and groups to utilize arts and culture as a conduit for economic and community development and raise Flin Flon as a destination community by learning more from them on how Flin Flon can be recognized as a leader for arts and culture in northern and rural Manitoba.