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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:

GTHA, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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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audio
Online
Posted 2 years ago
GTHA, Halton, Scarborough
Posted 2 years 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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Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, GTHA, Halton, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Scarborough, Yukon
Posted 2 years ago

Emergency benefits: What each province is offering during the COVID-19 pandemic Every Canadian who is losing income due to the pandemic is eligible to apply for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, …

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Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, GTHA, Halton, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Scarborough, Yukon
Posted 2 years ago

This document is adapted from information compiled and published freely by Dr. Jennifer Robson, Associate Professor of Political Management at Carleton University. Dr. Robson is not affiliated with th…

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App
Online
Posted 2 years ago

Talk on the phone with someone else stuck at home. Once you sign up and choose your language preferences, you’ll be subscribed to periodic calls. Your caller ID will always say “Quarantine…

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Posted 2 years ago

U.S. Music Community resource to help music professionals access information and applications to receive benefits made available by the CARES Act (Phase III of the Coronavirus Stimulus bill signed int…

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artist
GTHA, Ontario
Posted 2 years ago

Please donate to the emergency fund for our Hamiltonian artists! 100% of contributions are allocated directly to artists who apply to the fund.DONATE APPLY FOR RELIEF CALL FOR PERFORMERS In respo…

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Ontario
Posted 2 years ago

The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) is a specialty community legal clinic with a provincial mandate to advance and protect the interests of low-income tenants. We specialize in housing issu…

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App
Canada, GTHA, Online, Ontario, Scarborough
Posted 2 years ago

Open the link in the browser on your phone, and “Add to home screen” from the share menu. You can also view/interact with it at this link on your desktop browser. Feel free to add resource…

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Canada, Online
Posted 2 years ago

IATSE C.A.R.E.S. (Coronavirus Active Response and Engagement Service) is a new initiative designed to provide support to our most at-risk, elderly, and/or disabled members during the COVID-19 cri…

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Canada, Online
Posted 2 years ago

This general safety workshop is designed specifically for the motion picture and television industry. Requirement to become an associate member with the Directors Guild of Canada as well as a permitte…

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The CERB supports Canadians by providing urgently needed financial support to employed and self-employed Canadians who have been directly affected by COVID-19. It provides a payment of $2,000 for a 4 …

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