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<strong>IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer <em>The LGBTQ2+ Workplace Inclusion Certificate!</em></strong>

OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS: Thanks to CPAWRF (Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund) funding from the Government of Canada, we have paid for 100 spots for the LGBTQ2+ Workplace Inclusion Certificate – an online, take-at-your-own-pace course…

Read more <strong>IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer <em>The LGBTQ2+ Workplace Inclusion Certificate!</em></strong>

IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer Mental Health First Aid 

Date: December 7th & 8th Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST each day  Location: ON-LINE Space is limited. Mental health first aid is the support provided to a person who may be experiencing a decline in their mental well-being…

Read more IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer Mental Health First Aid 

#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…

Read more #LightUpLive 2021

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artist, audio, Student
GTHA, Ontario
Posted 1 year 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 …

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…

Rigging/Flys
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 …

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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 …

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…

Canada
Posted 3 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.

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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