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IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Basic Lighting Console Operation”. ST. CATHERINES, ON

Date: March 16, 2023 Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm Location: Partridge Hall, First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St Paul St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M2 This course is open to all performing arts workers and is being offered at no…

Read more IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Basic Lighting Console Operation”. ST. CATHERINES, ON

IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Bill 168 and the Ontario Human Rights Code”. – ST CATHERINES, ON

Date: March 28, 2023 Time: There are 2 sessions to choose from, please register for your preferred time. Session 1: 9:30am – 11:30am Session 2: 1:30pm – 3:30pm Location: Robertson Theatre, First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St Paul St,…

Read more IATSE Canada, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a comprehensive training on “Bill 168 and the Ontario Human Rights Code”. – ST CATHERINES, ON

IATSE Local 822, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a “Black Hair Education” course.- TORONTO

Date: Saturday March 25, and Sunday March 26th Time: 9:00 am â€“ 5:00 pm Location: Meridian Hall, 1 Front St E, Toronto ON M5E 1B2 This course is being instructed by Mykael Jackman, a leader in the hair industry for 30 years.  He is a Red Seal hairstylist/Barber Certified Teacher with…

Read more IATSE Local 822, with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer a “Black Hair Education” course.- TORONTO

IATSE in partnership with ENCORE andwith the generous support of the CanadaPerforming Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – WINNIPEG

Date: Wednesday March 29 Time: â€‹8:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: RBC Convention Centre, Pan Am Room This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and operation in…

Read more IATSE in partnership with ENCORE andwith the generous support of the CanadaPerforming Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – WINNIPEG

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – LONDON, ON

Date: Friday, March 10 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: RBC Place Convention Centre, 300 York St, London, ON N6B 1P8 Room TBC This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – LONDON, ON

<strong>IATSE Local </strong><strong>295</strong><strong>, with the generous support </strong><strong>of the Canada</strong><strong> Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer </strong><strong><em>Theatrical Fly Systems</em></strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong><em>and </em></strong><strong><em>Counterweight Rigging </em></strong><strong><em>Training</em></strong><strong><em>.</em></strong>

Date: March 28th, 2023 Time: 9:00am â€“ 5:00pm Location: Conexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Dr, Regina, SK S4S 7L3 This day long training course with instructor Rick Boychuk focuses on the safe operation and maintenance of theatrical counterweight rigging systems. Rick has been in the industry since 1977 and has served as TD, PM and designer…

Read more <strong>IATSE Local </strong><strong>295</strong><strong>, with the generous support </strong><strong>of the Canada</strong><strong> Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer </strong><strong><em>Theatrical Fly Systems</em></strong><strong><em> </em></strong><strong><em>and </em></strong><strong><em>Counterweight Rigging </em></strong><strong><em>Training</em></strong><strong><em>.</em></strong>

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – VANCOUVER

Date: Thursday March 16 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 655 Burrard Street, Prince of Wales/Oxford Room  This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – VANCOUVER

IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – OTTAWA

Date: Wednesday March 15 Time: â€‹9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Ottawa Marriott, Room TBC This course serves as an Introduction into Event Technologies covering the fundamentals of an Audio-Visual Professional. We will examine set-up standards, video, audio, and lighting basics as they pertain to AV set up and operation in an event environment.…

Read more IATSE Canada in partnership with ENCORE and with the generous support of the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund, is excited to offer:AV Fundamentals – OTTAWA

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Canada
Posted 3 years ago

Provides support for coping with suicidal thoughts through teaching skills based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as videos of personal stories.

We came across this post and thought it would be helpful for everyone that had questions as we know we did.

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British Columbia, Online
Posted 3 years ago

The LPEC is an industry training credential that workers in the performing arts industry can obtain by taking an online exam. The test covers electrical work performed during the setup, run and strike…

British Columbia
Posted 3 years ago

310Mental Health Support at 310-6789 (no area code needed) for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health.

British Columbia
Posted 3 years ago

Mental health is an important part of your physical health and personal well-being. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, mental illnesses are characterized by changes in thinking, moo…

British Columbia
Posted 3 years ago

Our Vision: a hunger-free future Our Mission: inspire, empower and support our members to achieve hunger-free communities Our Goals: Create value and opportunities for members Build sustainable f…

Ontario
Posted 3 years ago

Starting on March 24, 2020, residential and small business customers on time-of-use (TOU) pricing will pay 10.1 ¢/kWh no matter what time of day the electricity is consumed.

Canada
Posted 3 years ago

Financial relief and COVID-19 updates for clients.

Online
Posted 3 years ago

URGNT LIVE is a Toronto-based online venue. What started as livestream series in empty venues created in response to the COVID-19 outbreak has quickly adapted to promote social distancing and create a…

British Columbia
Posted 3 years ago

Calltime: Mental Health is an initiative created by British Columbia’s motion picture industry unions, driven by our vision statement: We envision a future where motion picture industry workers…

Scarborough
Posted 3 years ago

The Hospital Crisis Program supports individuals who arrive at the hospital’s Birchmount and General hospitals’ emergency departments. A crisis worker is available on site 24/7 to provide assistan…

GTHA
Posted 3 years ago

Our crisis services are free and confidential. Telephone support is available toll free, 24 hours per day, to support the individual in crisis and/or their supports.

Halton
Posted 3 years ago

telephone and online support to people in our community to better cope with crisis, loneliness, and emotional stress

1-866-442-5866 Financial assistance for dental treatment is available to children and youth 17 years old and under, adults and seniors.

Ontario
Posted 3 years ago

CAMH Main Switchboard 416 535-8501 or 1 800 463-2338 toll-free, staffed 24/7.

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