August 30, 2013 – CAPACOA sent a letter to ministers Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander regarding Temporary Foreign Workers Program changes and their consequences for the touring and presenting industry.
May 28, 2013 – CAPACOA and its partners have been in discussion for many months with Re:Sound around the certified and proposed tariffs for use of music recordings, and are optimistic we will have a resolution before the end of the calendar year.
May 7, 2012 – Astronaut Chris Hadfield led a singalong from space, using his last video chat aboard the International Space Station to voice his support for music education.
January 30, 2013 – “Cultural festival attendees have a 25% greater likelihood of reporting very strong satisfaction with life.”
January 10, 2013 – 92% of Canadians believe that arts and culture make a community a better place to live.
December 20, 2012 – The CRA has now posted the final version of a new Guidance on arts activities which clarifies the requirements for charitable registration.
November 5, 2012 – The Canadian Arts Coalition presented its third annual Arts Day on Parliament Hill, Tuesday, October 23. Over 130 arts leaders took part in 111 meetings with MPs, ministers, senators and key officials — and early indications are that the day was a success.
October 30, 2012 – CAPACOA wishes to express regret over the folding of the Canadian Conference of the Arts.