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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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Posted 4 months ago

This project aims to avoid the gatherings of people in various supermarkets and pharmacies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on the geolocation of the device, it will show various points of interest such as supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics, bars etc., with an estimated waiting time and a forecast of the next hour. NOTE: This project does […]

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THE CBC CREATIVE RELIEF FUND will support innovative original projects with compelling perspectives and unique voices that also reflect contemporary Canada, and follow the recommended local and national COVID-19 safety guidelines. Canadian creators can apply immediately starting today, April 9, until 11:59 pm ET on Friday, April 24, and eligible applicants will be notified of their project’s […]

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Join SoundGirls and Modern Projects, Inc. on Wednesday, April 15 at 14:00 EDT / 19:00 BST for a panel of Theater Working Professionals for an online ‘meetup’ to discuss career trajectories, obstacles, access, success stories and more. This will be a lightly-moderated introduction and facilitated Q&A format.  Come prepared with questions and topics interesting to […]

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Posted 4 months ago

Projects are structured as follows. Project contain Screens, Outpus and Processors. Processors are determined by screen settings. Processors are arranged differently depending on-screen view vs output view. Custom tiles, processors and outputs are turned off at the moment. Please stick to what is in the dropdowns. Things are geared towards working for someone with little […]

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Posted 4 months ago

Our goal is to demystify AI The Elements of AI is a series of free online courses created by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki. We want to encourage as broad a group of people as possible to learn what AI is, what can (and can’t) be done with AI, and how to start creating […]

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Posted 4 months ago

Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our courses free for the entire month of April. Let’s come out of this even better. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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Posted 4 months ago

In this ten part series, veteran broadcast audio mixer or A1, Andrew Stoakley talks with eleven A1’s about what got them interested in the craft and why we love what it is we do. This series is not about the nuts and bolts about the job, it was intended to be a conversation between two […]

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We’re offering a free therapist-led online drop-in group for support and connection. Join us at 2pm each Thursday in April as we create a safe space for you to share, be heard, and find new ways of supporting yourself to ‘ride the waves’ during the COVID-10 pandemic. Tanya Kowalenko and Moin Subhani are both Registered […]

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FREE video-based peer support groups and substance use tracking around COVID-19. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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Free Credit Counselling, Budgeting Help & Debt Consolidation Options. The Credit Counselling Society is a registered, non profit service for consumers. Since opening over 23 years ago, we have helped over 700,000 Canadians: Solve Debt Problems: Learn how to get out of debt and save money Manage Money Better: We can help you with your budgeting […]

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Posted 4 months ago

Audinate is pleased to offer over 25 free online learning opportunities this month– some available in a variety of languages. This is a great opportunity to officially obtain new Dante Certifications, learn about Dante Domain Manager and join interesting discussions on case studies and Dante design principles. We look forward to seeing you there! Webinar […]

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The outbreak of COVID-19 can be stressful for people. We know that fear and anxiety can be overwhelming. Get tips for coping with the ever changing reality that we are facing Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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Posted 4 months ago

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a number of overlapping and unprecedented challenges, impacting all parts of Canadian life: how we socialize, how we work, how we get our essentials, and how we maintain our overall health and well-being. WellCan, brought to you by a community of partners, provides a hub for mental health resources and tools to help all Canadians maintain […]

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To help Montrealers through these dark times, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is offering online art therapy lessons through its Facebook page.The activities will go up every Friday. The MMFA is doing its best to keep us occupied during this surreal moment in history. It’s just one of a few institutions in the city […]

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