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Browse our collection of resources and use them to get help.
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#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…

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Brent Sandrock

Brent is a lighting and media designer who has worked throughout the entertainment industry for over 15 years. He spent time video directing tours, programming lights for concerts, corporates, and cruise ships, and shooting and editing custom content with his…

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Mike Maclean

Mike has been working 38 years in the live entertainment industry.  He is a proud member of  IATSE Local 357 and is the Head Stage Electrician at Centre in the Square.  Currently, they are working a modified contract recording symphony concerts…

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Antony Kahil

Antony is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has been in the entertainment industry for 7 years. Working from general AV to lighting/video. Antony now lives in Toronto and freelances for various companies pre-covid. He currently does lighting and video for…

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Latest Resources:

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 sit…

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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…

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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 fo…

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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 profession…

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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 c…

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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 …

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Ontario
Posted 2 years 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 c…

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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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audio
Online
Posted 2 years 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 Theatr…

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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 2 years 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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light
Online
Posted 2 years ago

The Billington Files Practice your programming skills in real time as you listen to award-winning Lighting Designer Ken Billington direct his lighting team for the production of  New York Ci…

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The federal government launched the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) to help businesses struggling due to the COVID-19 crisis keep and rehire their employees. Find out who qualifies for this r…

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Rigging/Flys
Online
Posted 2 years ago

TAIT is now offering free online training courses for iQ Powered by NAVIGATOR to the live event community. By providing these courses, everyone interested in participating is given an opportunity to l…

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