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CAPACOA Provides Comments on Proposed Accounting Standards

December 6, 2013 – Changes to accounting standards for non-profits are in the making and, unless amended, they could have a significant impact on many performing arts organizations.

Coalition Releases Analysis of the Federal Budget

November 22, 2013 – The Canadian Arts Coalition released its first analysis of the federal budget from the perspective of the cultural sector. Read more

The Canadian Arts Coalition is calling all arts advocates!

October 25, 2013 – The Coalition wants to talk to Members of Parliament in all 308 ridings and they need you and your members help. They will be holding two training webinars for advocates who would like to get involved with the ‘Arts 308’ campaign. Read more

Clarifications Regarding the Temporary Foreign Workers Program

October 23, 2013 – Since CAPACOA’s initial response to changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program, Citizenship and Immigration Canada has been providing useful clarifications in the Foreign Worker Manual as well as in a Myth vs. Fact notice.

Presenting Arts for the Health of It

September 30, 2013 – This week is Community Health and Wellbeing Week. Why should the arts sector care? Because, whether we want it or not, we play a major role in people’s health and well-being.

Music and Education: A Recipe for Success

September 25, 2013 – We’ve known this for some time: music education is positively associated with overall academic achievement, especially in subjects like math, science and reading.

Performing Arts Attendance and its Positive Association with Health

September 20, 2013 – In this edition, the Ontario Health Promotion E-Bulletin explores selected findings from The Value of Presenting. Written from a social determinants of health perspective, the feature article also considers potential applications to these findings to the domain of health p...Read More

We are Wired for Music

September 18, 2013 – Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast… and to stimulate the human brain.

CAPACOA Responds to Temporary Foreign Workers Program Changes

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.

Youth, Arts, Culture: A Win-Win

August 20, 2013 – If you aren’t already convinced of the positive effects of the arts on youth, read this Culture 365 posts (which quotes our Value of Presenting study). Read more