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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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Stronger Minds by BEACON is a free digital program, now available to all Canadians. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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ducation and training is a key component of the Adamson integrated system offering. Hands on training and other education measures like tutorial videos elevate the performance of Adamson products in the market by optimizing their application in the field. This improved performance through education is not only rewarding for all the end users, it increases […]

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Welcome to our Learn and Explore pages. As one of the industries keys innovators we’re always learning more about our field. Here you can find more information about many of our technologies and techniques, as well as a few videos from us and our colleagues in the business. Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope […]

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 3 months ago

The 519 is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of the LGBTQ2S communities. The 519 is expanding its Friendly Check-In Program during our building closure. The Friendly Check-In Program is: A weekly phone call or email by a 519 staff member who will chat with you and check in on how you are […]

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Posted 3 months ago

social disDANCE is a live-streamed invitation to dance together, apart, in line with “Flatten the Curve” directives. In a spirit of solidarity, wellbeing, and uplifting play, we invite you to a new kind of dance party… Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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No one is untouched by the current circumstances, but the impacts of COVID-19 will not be shared equally. Some of our neighbours have seen their jobs disappear. Part-time and temporary workers may be facing the impossible question of whether to pay for food or rent. They may have to visit a food bank for the […]

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GTHA, Scarborough
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One-stop-shop government resources in response to COVID-19, and where and how to access them Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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We are in extraordinary times with a sector (and society) faced with unprecedented obstacles and changes.  AND YET we are an extraordinary sector, filled with extraordinary people, and we need to all work together to weather this storm.  LEAN was formed as an immediate, ad hoc, pro bono response network to help arts organizations, big […]

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 3 months ago

COVID-19 Flash Survey Findings Ontario’s nonprofits and charities are facing a triple threat as a result of COVID-19: an abrupt loss of revenue from the cancellation of fundraising events and a steep drop-off in donations; the closure of offices and cancellation of programs and services due to pandemic restrictions; and unprecedented human resource challenges in […]

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 3 months ago

A letter from grassroots arts initiatives struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic Attention: The Honourable Steven GuilbeaultMinister of Canadian HeritageHouse of CommonsOttawa, Ontario, CanadaK1A 0A6Steven.Guilbeault@parl.gc.ca The Honorable Lisa MacLeodMinister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries438 University Avenue6th FloorToronto, Ontario, CanadaM5G 2K8Lisa.macleodco@pc.ola.org Ministers, We, the undersigned, represent a diverse spectrum of small, grassroots, and community-based arts […]

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GTHA, Ontario
Posted 3 months ago

For more information on making a pledge or donation, please contact Leslie Francombe, Philanthropy and Sponsorship Manager, at leslie[at]torontoarts[dot]org. All donations made to the fund will be eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Fund Launch date: March 26, 2020Funds raised to date (April 7, 2020): $723,051Artists this will support: approximately 723Artists who have reached out in need: over 1,600Donate today […]

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 3 months ago

What do you need to create and share art during the COVID-19 pandemic? CARFAC Ontario is collecting information from artists about their most urgent needs, and any identified new resources that will allow them to continue producing and presenting work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This information will be consolidated, and shared with arts councils to […]

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In an ongoing effort to educate people about workplace health and safety, we offer the following online and classroom courses. Featured e-Courses Mental Health: Awareness FREE! *Updated!* Mental Health: Health and Wellness Strategies FREE! *Updated!* Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs): Awareness FREE! Office Ergonomics FREE! Pandemic Awareness FREE! Pandemic Planning FREE! Was this info helpful? Yep 0 Nope 0

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