Rapid Testing Program Kits Now Available The Edmonton Chamber has partnered with the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Chambers of Commerce for a one-of-a-kind partnership to provide complimentary COVID-19 rapid testing kits to small and medium-sized businesses. This program provides access to rapid test kits for businesses with employees
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As events slowly return from the COVID-19 closures, new and different conditions and procedures will apply. Join CITT/ICTS and PMArts/TDArts to discuss next steps and creative solutions in a Roundtable discussion moderated by Matt Frankish, CITT/ICTS President, Paul Fujimoto-Pihl, chair of the Ontario Section and Janelle Rainville (SM/PM/TDArts). The next
Workshop (Alberta): One Year Later: Exploring how COVID-19 has Re-defined the Experience Economy in Alberta
May 5, 2021 11:00 AM REGISTER HERE One year into the pandemic, how are interests and priorities shifting for Albertans? What does that mean for organizations who offer experiences? What do vaccinations and other measures mean for participation? These are the kinds of questions businesses and organizations are asking as
Adapting in Crisis: Case Studies of Resilience in the Arts The Knight Foundation has just published a new set of case studies, focusing on four disparate arts groups that took part in the program Building the Capacity to Innovate and Adapt, designed and facilitated by EmcArts. Research and reporting by
A March 2021 survey released today on Parliament Hill reveals that 60% of Canada’s hardest hit businesses will not survive if the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) as well as the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) are not extended beyond the June 5th deadline to the end of the year.
Theatre Alberta recently collaborated with national and provincial arts service organizations across a range of artistic disciplines on the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS). The survey was designed to capture a snapshot in time of arts organizations, artists, and arts workers across Canada. It was open for responses
FROM THE DESK OF AN APOCALYPSE DOULA – Jacquelyn Cardinal One of the clearest varieties of memory I have of my childhood were the nights when Hunter, my younger brother, and I were treated to myth-sharing by our Dad. Rather than reading the usual storybook chosen from our shared collection,
COVID-19 has changed the way artists, the arts sector, and nonprofit organizations are engaging with Albertans. There are many phenomenal examples and insights for how artists and nonprofit organizations can pivot their work online. Even before the pandemic, technology has been changing the way we do business. The pandemic has
New public health measures were announced by the Governent of Alberta on December 8. The new measures include a ban on both indoor and outdoor social gatherings and mandatory mask use in public indoor settings across the province. Working from home is also mandatory except in cases where physical presence
The Government of Canada is taking targeted action to support Canadians and Canadian businesses, non-profits and charities that continue to face uncertainty and economic challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) provides direct commercial rent or property expense support to tenants and property
Theatre Alberta has joined forces with 30 national and provincial arts service organizations across a range of artistic disciplines to develop the National Arts and Culture Impact Survey (NACIS). All arts organizations, artists, and arts workers across Canada are encouraged to participate in the survey by Monday, November 23, 2020.
Studio Sessions: Mental Wellness for Artists in a Pandemic October 29th *NEW TIME* 7PM (EST) Watch it LIVE on Facebook Join Host and Curator Charlotte Gowdy in a discussion with Kelly Straughan (Executive Artistic Director at Workman Arts), Kevin Chiao (theatre artist and mental health worker), and Steve Ross (theatre
On September 11, 2020, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, announced the province will allow limited band practices, indoor singing and concerts involving wind instruments. The following guidance documents on Alberta.ca have been updated to reflect these changes: Dance (September 11) Instrumental music (September 11) Singing and
Announcement (International): Remote Performance Rights Now Available for Select Titles – Music Theatre International
Because of the ongoing nature of the pandemic, many customers have realized that gathering on stage for a live production may not be possible. If getting together in-person is not an option, consider licensing the rights to perform an MTI musical remotely. For select titles, MTI is now offering
What are you most certain about in this uncertain time?
Please participate in this audience survey.
Organizations in the arts, culture, sports, recreation, tourism and hospitality sectors, all whom rely on live group experiences, are grappling with a new reality. Uncertainty is the only thing that is certain right now and organizations need to be prepared for a change in audience behaviour. The question is
All Access Webinars: A Clean Slate for Reopening CAPACOA invites you to join us for a conversation on reopening and public safety. Facing COVID-19 and the prospect of reopening undoubtedly presents challenges for different groups and regions. To better understand the needs and possible gaps, CAPACOA has invited a
News (Calgary): Calgary Arts Development Adds Additional Support to Rozsa Foundation’s COVID-19 programs
Calgary Arts Development joins the Rozsa Foundation and Calgary Foundation in a key partnership to help the arts to find new ways to connect with audiences, while also providing Calgarians with the sense of belonging and togetherness they often seek through the arts. These additional funds bring the total