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Let’s not forget who we are, and what brings us together.

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Thank you, and Be Well

This Thanksgiving weekend we would like to express our thanks to the amazing live event community. In the absence of shows, concerts and conventions, we may not have not been as connected with our ‘work families’ as usual – it…

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Global Day of Action

Hot on the heels of a successful Canadian Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community, the global organization #WeMakeEvents is calling on live event companies and people to reach out across the world. (more…) “Global Day of Action”

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Harrison Bye

Harrison has been an instrumental past of the Live Event Community execution team since its early days as an important resource for out-of-work workers.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted 6 months ago

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 […]

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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. 

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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.

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Friday, Apr 24, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Friday, May 08, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Friday, May 15, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Resources, community, and support to help performing arts professionals maintain financial health and well-being during this challenging time. Presented by Financial Wellness Counselor Rebecca Selkowe, J.D., each single-session […]

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In this FREE interactive training, CM and HARP will bring some of CM’s Basic Rigging Practices and present them virtually

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$9B aid package aimed at students $1250/month for months of May – August $1750 if the student is taking care of someone or has a disability. Working students earning less than $1,000 per month can apply Payments will be made through CRA “The benefit can be accessed by those in post-secondary school now, headed to […]

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Policies vary by carrier, so it’s always best to visit your airline’s COVID-19 resource pages directly for the most up-to-date information and guidance. Trip Advisor has aggregated links to those resources on their site, where you can find all of the most recent updates from your airline of choice. To exchange information with other travelers […]

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Ontario
Posted 6 months ago

BeanBagChat offers free, safe, and engaging support with: online peer support and/or counselling from partner organizations online mental health support tools a path to face-to-face peer support and counselling at partner organizations

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Posted 6 months ago

Develop your skills and your career with resources to learn at your own pace, or with Unity experts. COVID-19 community support: Unity is committed to supporting our community of creators during this challenging time. Get three months of complimentary access to Unity Learn Premium, and join Create with Code Live, a virtual course for students, […]

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A comprehensive hub of benefits the federal government, provinces and territories are offering to people financially affected by the coronavirus.

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Posted 6 months ago

Dan Page with an introduction to DiGiCo theatre software, explaining how it differs to live software and some of its basic features. Dan Page presents part 2 of the Theatre Video Series: DiGiCo Theatre Software – Advanced Features and Programming. In this session, Dan will cover more advanced Theatre Software programming features and answer some […]

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Please take five minutes to participate in our data collection on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians.

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Canada
Posted 6 months ago

Ottawa adds these people eligible for CERB now: – People who Earn up to $1,000 a month. – Seasonal Workers – Those who have run out of EI (Employment Insurance)

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