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#LightUpLive 2021

A little under a year ago, the entire Live Event Community came together to demonstrate to Canadians that we were strong, and in need of support. Through the advocacy of many members, we have come a long way towards a…

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Brent Sandrock

Brent is a lighting and media designer who has worked throughout the entertainment industry for over 15 years. He spent time video directing tours, programming lights for concerts, corporates, and cruise ships, and shooting and editing custom content with his…

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Mike Maclean

Mike has been working 38 years in the live entertainment industry.  He is a proud member of  IATSE Local 357 and is the Head Stage Electrician at Centre in the Square.  Currently, they are working a modified contract recording symphony concerts…

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Antony Kahil

Antony is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has been in the entertainment industry for 7 years. Working from general AV to lighting/video. Antony now lives in Toronto and freelances for various companies pre-covid. He currently does lighting and video for…

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artist, audio, Student
GTHA, Ontario
Posted 7 months ago

Come network, learn, and treat your ears to the best audio equipment Canadian dollars can buy. Event LocationCatch the Fire Church272 Attwell Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M9W 6M3Click HERE for Google Map …

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Minister Chrystia Freeland, introduced Bill C-9, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy), which created an enhanced rent subsidy program, a…

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Posted 2 years ago

Sapsis is now offering Free Weekly Remote Training Sessions NOTE: A registration link will be provided for individual sessions at about 10AM the Friday before that session. If you don’t see the …

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CERB Extended This will make it a total of 28 Weeks (Vs the original 26 weeks) of the original CERB Program. They have added 4 weeks to make it to Sept 27th Starting Sept 27th for the new The Canada R…

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audio, light, Rigging/Flys, Student, video
Posted 2 years ago

This program is designed to communicate the most current health and safety information relevant to our community of filmmakers, producers, crew, and industry professionals. The materials in these guid…

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15 May 2020 risk assessment of the performance industry by David Michaels, PhD, MPH, submitted to the Actors’ Equity Association. [PDF]

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Please note that information updates are frequent, and this information is relevant as of May 2020. Consult WorkSafeBC’s COVID-19 and returning to safe operation guide and information from the Publi…

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Canada Development Investment Corporation’s Emergency COVID-19 Mandate CDEV and CEEFC have been mandated to assist the Government of Canada as part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan…

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Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses provides relief for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. It offers unsecured, forgivable loans to …

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How it works Post a picture of yourself at work using the hashtag #WeGoUnScene on Instagram, Twitter – or post a picture directly on our Facebook page. Include a short story on why you enjoy working…

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Posted 2 years ago

Filming or other on-site activities, especially those that require the gathering of workers, performers or others are not permitted to resume in Stage 1.

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Today, our government announced more details about our $500 million investment to support these industries. The distribution of funding will include: – Up to $326.8 million to be administrated b…

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