Coronavirus Information for the Live Performance Sector

CAPACOA updates daily a document with the intention to provide factual information, recommendations and resources to help the live performance sector prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. This document shouldn’t be seen as a substitute to official information from public health authorities.

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Informations et recommandations relativement au Coronavirus pour le secteur du spectacle

CAPACOA a conçu un document afin de communiquer des informations factuelles, des recommandations, ainsi que des ressources à l’intention du secteur du spectacle pour surveiller, se préparer et réagir à l’éclosion du COVID-19 au Canada. Il ne se veut aucunement un substitut aux informations de sources officielles émanant des autorités de santé publique.

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Linked Open Data datasets, as of August 2014. Image credit: Max Schmachtenberg, Christian Bizer, Anja Jentzsch and Richard Cyganiak - http://lod-cloud.net/, CC BY-SA 3.0.

What is Linked Open Data? And How Could it Make your Life Easier as a Performing Arts Professional?

March 26, 2019 – Day to day work in the performing arts involves a lot of information exchanges among creators, production companies, presenters and, eventually consumers. What if some of this information was no longer stored on your hard drive, but made available in real time to anyone whose day to day work is dependent on it? What if it was made available to consumers via their smart phones as they are trying to decide what to do on a Friday evening?   Read more

Budget 2019 Will Deliver More Arts Events in Canadian Communities

March 19, 2019 – The Canadian Arts Coalition (CAC) is pleased to see the government commit to a $16 million increase of the Canadian Arts Presentation Fund (CAPF) over two years in the 2019 Federal Budget as well as an impressive amount of other increases for the sector. The CAC advocated for this targeted investment in the creative value chain at Arts Day on the Hill 2018.   Read more

Arts advocates in front of Parliament.

CAPF Increase : Support Builds Up as Federal Budget Approaches

February 13, 2019 – Last month, we reported that 12 Members of Parliament had written to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister of Finance to express their support for an increase to the Canada Arts Presentation Fund. Thanks to the coordinated efforts of the Canadian Arts Coalition and of Festivals and Major Events, this number nearly doubled.    Read more

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