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Enhanced CERB Rules & More!
According to the Canadian government 7.9 million applications for CERB have been received, and 7.5 million have been processed, totalling $17.35B.
This is staggering.
Subscribe to our newsletter!It’s CERB Week – should we celebrate?? The Canada Emergency Relief Benefit is rolling out, and the initial results seem positive. Members on our Facebook page report getting deposits in the bank within 48 hours,…
An open letter to the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hon. Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, On behalf of The Live Event Community we want to thank your government for the strides in protecting Live Event workers. “Gig”…
If only Canada issued unicorn cheques… The good news, is that the CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) application process starts next week, rolling out based on your birth month.To prepare in advance, the CRA recommends that you make sure you can…
On January 25, 2020 the COVID-19 virus hit our shores and has changed the landscape for our industry drastically. This March many workers, professionals and artists, companies, festivals have seen an entire stoppage. I have heard tell of some of…
We are a not-for-profit group of entertainment professionals just like you! Since the arrival of this crisis, we have been working to support, engage and give voice to the unseen. I want to thank you for signing up — it…
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 Public Health Office (PHO) for the most up-to-date information.This framework is developed to specifically address the risks associated with COVID-19. It is designed to help organizations […]
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. As a federal Canadian Crown Corporation established to manage investments assigned to it, CDEV has been mandated to implement the Government of Canada’s Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility in […]
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 eligible commercial property owners to: reduce the rent owed by their impacted small business tenants meet operating expenses on commercial properties Property owners must offer a minimum of a […]
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 in the entertainment industry. We’ll repost the photo on Instagram or highlight it on our Facebook page to show […]
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. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0
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 by Canadian Heritage and divided among select departmental programs and Portfolio agencies as well as key delivery organizations. Specifically: –>$198.3 million will be provided to the […]
While the COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly, the legislation and regulations used to govern Ontario’s workplaces are not. Under Ontario law, employers have the duty to keep workers and work sites safe and free of hazards. Workers have the right to refuse unsafe work. If health and safety concerns are not resolved internally, a worker […]
This is not a legal document and employers are advised to seek legal advice. Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.Workers should raise any […]
Welcome to the LAVNCH registration page. As the LAVNCH Platform requires registration (aka: doesn’t allow anonymous users), the following questions are required for registration but we promise they will only take you a few minutes. LAVNCH is not in the business of selling data to advertisers or marketing firms. This registration form will allow us […]
Join industry thought leaders in a series of panel discussions around current challenges, crisis management strategies and solutions needed to navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0
Canadian Government is proposing to offer commercial rent relief in the form of loans for landlords of small and medium-sized businesses that would cover up to three-quarters of tenants’ payments for three months, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0