Easing of health measures from August 1st: good news for the cultural sector
The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) has just announced new health regulations that will come into effect on August 1st. Good news for the performing arts community! Here are the main points:
- Theatres will be able to receive a maximum of 500 spectators instead of 250.
- Larger venues will now be able to have several 500-person sections, each with independent entrances and exits, for up to 7500 people, instead of the current 3500.
- Outdoors, the maximum capacity of festivals will increase from 5,000 with 250-person sections to 15,000 with 500-person sections.