CAPACOA’s pre-budget submission brings forth new recommendations for emergency and recovery support in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.
About the opportunity CAPACOA is a national presenting association, with a mandate for leadership in the arts and culture sector. One of CAPACOA’s priorities is to be a catalyst for Canadian org...Read More
Performing arts companies saw the largest decrease in total hours worked in June 2020: -73,5%.
A lot of people enjoyed live-streamed performances since the beginning of the COVID crisis. But they may not continue when venues reopen.
Employment in the information, culture and recreation industry was 83.1% of its pre-COVID level, the second-lowest proportion across all industries.
On July 21st at 1:00 PM EDT (please note the webinar was originally scheduled at 3:00 PM), CAPACOA is hosting a panel discussion to highlight the new pitch, conference and showcasing models exacerbate...Read More
In this hour-long information session, members of the CAPACOA team will answer your questions about two of our programs: the Linked Digital Future initiative (LDFI) and the Presenters Capacity Buildin...Read More
On Tuesday, June 23rd at 3PM (ET), CAPACOA will host a moderated Town Hall discussion about the new business models for the performing arts in light of Covid-19.
The COVID-19 ASO Response Group submitted a joint letter to government officials outlining the dire impacts of the pandemic on our sector and advocating for continued supports for arts and culture.
Between February and May 2020, 192,300 workers in information, culture and recreation industries lost their job. Employment declined from 778,700 to 586,400: a 24.7% drop.
PCBP Funding program, applications now open!
Living in the time of COVID, many of us are dealing with uncertainty, fear, grief, and anxiety. CAPACOA is here to support you, not only in business but also in your mental and emotional well-being.
CAPACOA invites all its members and partners to this upcoming free webinar around legal issues and the Covid crisis please feel free to share among your colleagues. If you have questions about the leg...Read More
Consumer surveys provide valuable information about audiences' attitudes towards various safety precautions.
An immediate survey of Agents and Managers recognized by the industry was conducted by the COVID-19 Crisis Committee in conjunction with NAPAMA Canada and CAPACOA to measure the effects and impacts ...Read More
CAPACOA congratulates the Federal government for their recognition of the annual contribution of the arts and culture community to the economic vitality of Canada and their timely response and support...Read More
According to Statistics Canada, businesses in the arts, entertainment and recreation sector are the most severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, along with accommodation and food.
Municipal, university and other publicly-owned presenting organizations are not eligible for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. Yet, they represent a significant segment within the live performance ec...Read More
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak – and the bans on gatherings – many performing arts presenters have chosen to postpone performances rather than cancelling them outright. If postponements ...Read More
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy offers assistance to organizations who saw a 30% drop in revenues because of the pandemic. The program will be a huge relief for some presenting organizations, but ot...Read More