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Numbers, numbers…

Everyone keeps talking about what number of people attending an event is safe. This seems to be based on capacities for event facilities, set by governing bodies. As a producer of a range of live events, the roadblocks to live…

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Back to work? Not soon.

Well, here we are mid-June, the CERB payments have been continued (sadly skipping a 2 week period) which will affect many of us in the live event industry. I also hear people being disappointed in the government for their way…

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Fourth Open Letter

An open letter to the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hon. Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, The CERB is a key support for most Canadian live event technicians, artists and arts workers to survive this pandemic. It is…

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Newsletter – May 1 2020

International Workers’ Day For over a century, the first day of May has been celebrated internationally as a day to commemorate the struggle of workers around the world. This year, under the veil of COVID-19, it has become ever more…

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Online
Posted 5 months ago

Ever hear yourself or a friend say, “I wish I could work from home all the time?” Those sentiments are legit, but we are now facing it as a reality. COVID-19 is a global crisis that has everyone working twice as hard to take care of themselves, their family, friends and still trying to do […]

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Canada
Posted 5 months ago

If you have been laid off from a job where you have been paying into EI, you must apply through Service Canada. EI will compensate you to a maximum of 55% of your insurable income to a maximum yearly insurable earnings amount is $54,200. This means that you can receive a maximum amount of $573 […]

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We are here to listen. Crisis Workers are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Our goal is to help you work out some effective ways of addressing your immediate difficulties and to connect you to services that can offer ongoing support. We encourage self-referrals so that we can hear directly from people about […]

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Powersoft Online Training are conducted by key-industry players through online videos and are offered to audio professionals who want to learn how Powersoft helped to solve particular field application issues while expanding their knowledge of how to get the most out of Powersoft technologies. Powersoft Live Training can be accessed from anywhere in the world, […]

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The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) provides a one-time financial assistance grant to low-income customers who are struggling to pay their electricity bill. Contact us for additional information about the program, and, where applicable, to be directed to the appropriate agency. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) / Arrears Management Program (AMP) The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) provides ongoing monthly credits directly on the bills of eligible low-income customers. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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Online
Posted 5 months ago

Effective immediately, we are waiving online access fees and Elite seat limitations through June 12 2020. That means you and your entire team can now access AVIXA’s online training. We hope this will give you and your team the opportunity to learn new topics, work toward CTS certification, or earn CTS-RUs if already CTS certified, […]

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Ontario
Posted 5 months ago

Telehealth Ontario is a free, confidential service you can call to get health advice or information. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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