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Festivals and series presenters pay more than $200 million in artistic fees per year.

In hundreds of communities across Canada, people and organizations are devoting their skills to bring together touring artists and audiences. This is the field of performing arts presentation.

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CAPACOA Submits Brief to the Finance Committee

August 5, 2016 – As part of the pre-budget consultation in advance of the 2017 federal budget, CAPACOA submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance. The submission endorses the recommendations of the Canadian Arts Coalition and advance additional rationales from the perspective of the touring and presenting sector.   Read more

Opportunity for Input on Infrastructure Funding

July 26, 2016 – The Government of Canada has laid out a plan to invest more than $120 billion in infrastructure over the next 10 years and Phase 1 is already underway. As Infrastructure Canada plans for Phase 2, it is seeking input from communities, stakeholders, and Canadians through the new website, infraconsults.ca.   Read more

Have you Upgraded your #ArtPresenting OS Yet?

July 7, 2016 – The 3.0 version is out, says Brian McCurdy, in his post entitled The Evolution of Presenting Practice. And in the 3.0 model, municipal performing arts centres fulfill the role of community cultural developer.   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Canada 150 Stories

Throughout the year, we will feature our members' Canada 150 Stories. Red Sky Performance reminds us of the rich Indigenous cultures that existed long before our more recent colonial history.

Read our CANADA 150 STORIES

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