We are a resource and voice for Canadian live event workers who have lost their livelihood due to COVID-19 shutting down events worldwide. Please reach out and tell your story, and tune in for support.

Our priorities:

Advocacy
We are collecting, and taking your concerns to government.
Resources
Browse our collection of resources and use them to get help.
Community
Let’s not forget who we are, and what brings us together.

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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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Sabrina Mueller

Sabrina has an 18-year career in live events that has included both theatre and corporate events. She is currently the Operations Manager of the Pumphouse Theatres in Calgary and freelances as a Production Manager and Lighting Technician. The Pumphouse Theatres…

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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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Latest Resources:

GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 11 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 stee…

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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 11 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 0A6St…

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GTHA, Ontario
Posted 11 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 w…

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artist
GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 11 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 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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Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, GTHA, Halton, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Online, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Scarborough, Yukon
Posted 11 months 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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GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 11 months ago

The Government of Ontario wants to protect consumers from being exploited for the products they need in response to COVID-19. Please take a moment to report anyone charging inflated prices after Mach …

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Online
Posted 11 months ago

Vegas Pro is a video editing software package for non-linear editing originally published by Sonic Foundry, then by Sony Creative Software, and now by Magix. The software runs on the Windows operating…

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ARRI Academy “Lighting Systems Control” with Lighting Professional/Author Richard Cadena goes over the basics of digital lighting control technologies. Whether you are starting out in the lighting…

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Online
Posted 11 months ago

NEUMANN MICROPHONE BASICS – FREE WEBINARS In cooperation with the Sennheiser Sound Academy, Neumann will be offering detailed webinars on the basics of microphone technology in the coming weeks. In …

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Online
Posted 11 months ago
GTHA, Halton, Scarborough
Posted 11 months ago

Join the team to receive informed updates, opportunities to volunteer from home and recognize frontline workers and get up-to-date information on filling immediate need.

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