The P.E.I. Council of the Arts board has been dissolved after government funding to the organization was cut.
The announcement was made Tuesday night to the membership of the not-for-profit organization, following the decision by the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture to cease funding them.
In a letter to its membership, the arts council said the news was a shock. It said the department gave them enough money to pay off their final bills, but its only staff member has been laid off and their property tax bill is still outstanding.
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