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Eligibility criteria expanded for emergency...
" Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expanded the eligibility criteria for the $25 billion Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), a federal program aimed to support small businesses struggling with[...]
Good news for the cultural sector: CERB...
"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the expanding of the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to include more Canadians being hit financially due to COVID-19. Canadians making up to[...]
Overall satisfaction of the cultural sector with...
" A majority of artists and artistic organizations served by the Canada Council for the Arts believe that they will get through the COVID-19 crisis with the support of emergency measures announced[...]
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[...]