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Browse our collection of resources and use them to get help.
Community
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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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Online
Posted 2 years ago
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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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 P…

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Posted 2 years 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 ne…

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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 …

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GTHA, Scarborough
Posted 2 years ago

One-stop-shop government resources in response to COVID-19, and where and how to access them

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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…

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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 stee…

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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 0A6St…

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GTHA, Ontario
Posted 2 years 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 w…

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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 a…

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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!* Me…

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Posted 2 years ago

The app will let you receive the latest updates, trusted resources, and self-assess your symptoms.

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Learn about funding that families can apply for if they have children who are not in school or child care because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

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The uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 is being felt around the world. Loss of income, or the potential loss of income, and the decline of retirement and other savings, has many of us anxious about ou…

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