Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Digitizing the Performing Arts: An Assessment of Opportunities, Issues and Challenges is designed to offer a springboard for new conversations and digital capacity- and skill-building in the presenting field. 

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Have a Safe Festival!

July 7, 2017 – "Have a safe festival" – Is this how Canadians are to express wishes for a good festival experience? According to various authorities and festival organizers, yes, safety absolutely has to be part of the experience.   Read more

The Collaboration with Re:Sound Continues

July 4, 2017 – Although the topic of neighbouring rights may appear to have been overshadowed by other pressing regulatory issues recently, the collaboration between CAPACOA and Re:Sound does continue (and rather well).   Read more

Labour Mobility: Could NAFTA be the Alternative?

June 19, 2017 – In the face of visa processing delays, expensive visa fees and recent challenges related to heightened scrutiny, U.S. industry associations have had bipartisan bills introduced in Congress to streamline immigration services for artists. These are worthy efforts, in that they present immigration barriers as a U.S. issue, but their odds of success are fairly low. What about the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement, then?   Read more

Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts

Arts & Belonging

A new national report, published by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other.

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