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The emergency wage subsidy is approved
"The House of Commons unanimously approved wage subsidy legislation Saturday afternoon." Read The Globe and Mail article "Despite being approved by Parliament, it may take up to four weeks before[...]
Ban of festivals extended until August 31 in...
"The Quebec government is calling for all festivals and public sporting and cultural events in the province to be cancelled until Aug. 31." "To offset the impact of the pandemic, the Quebec[...]
MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE cancelled
TOHU announced today the cancellation of the 2020 edition of its festival MONTREAL COMPLETEMENT CiRQUE. It was a difficult decision to make, but one that was guided by the ban on gatherings, the[...]
FAR is seeking performing artists
The #FAR2020 is looking for professional, emerging or established performers. This will animate Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie's laneways in Montreal for a fourth year on September 11, 12 & 13. All[...]
Call for nomination - Charles-Biddle Award
Why not use your free time to put together an award application? Presented by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI) in partnership with Culture pour[...]
The Circus Arts Hub, a new international digital...
The Circus Arts Hub is an international digital circus platform for creators, professional artists and emerging artists. It gives them access to some of the world's leading circus creators, including[...]
Cirque du Soleil "in combat mode"
"The crisis of the new coronavirus has left Cirque du Soleil in a state of shock, and the company is still working hard to put in place the financial solutions that will enable it to emerge from its[...]
Festival cancellations from Toronto to Edinburgh
While Toronto announced yesterday the cancellation of all its festivals until June 30, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, scheduled for August, also confirms its cancellation in response to the[...]
Google provides advertising credits to SMEs
Google will provide more than $600 million in advertising credits to healthcare institutions and SMEs so that they can continue to deliver information to citizens and consumers, according to a[...]
A 75% wage subsidy accessible to all businesses...
All businesses and organizations whose revenues have decreased by more than 30% due to the COVID-19, including non-profit organizations (NPOs), charities and other organizations, regardless of their[...]
Montréal Complètement Cirque hold out hope
The Festival TransAmériques (FTA) is cancelling the international component of the programming for its 14th edition, scheduled from May 20 to June 3, 2020, which includes twelve shows from Belgium,[...]
The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, announced this morning that Ottawa will subsidize 75% of the salaries of laid-off employees of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses in order to[...]