Tag Archives: COVID-19

CNAL: Big Announcements!

Starting next week, join us for our Discoverability Webinar Series We are pleased to announce a free webinar series aimed at helping Canada’s arts and learning practitioners develop strategies to more effectively connect with the public – whether it be … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / On creative blocks and fallow fields.

Let’s talk about creative block. Sometimes, when the creativity just won’t come, I think of it in farming terms. When we harvest a patch of land too much, we deplete its nutrients. Everyone needs to let the field lay fallow … Continue reading

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VCS Moving Stories

Moving Stories is a project presented by the Vancouver Cantata Singers to present choral music on film, inspired by your COVID stories. Vancouver – We are inviting people everywhere to share their personal stories of this unprecedented time, either in … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun: Shambhala Music Festival postponed until 2022

Ongoing public health orders, border closures and restrictions to international travel were all cited as factors in the decision to postpone the annual festival at B.C.’s Salmo River Ranch Stuart Derdeyn | Mar 29, 2021 The Shambhala Music Festival has … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: Canada’s largest municipal arts councils ask for a basic income guarantee for artists

Canada’s largest municipal arts councils ask for a basic income guarantee for artistsArtists are workers, and in many ways precarity among artists is no different than that of other gig or freelance workers whose livelihoods were precarious even before the … Continue reading

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B/A Speaker Series: Is Digital Here to Stay?

Building resilience in the arts  Join us on Wednesday, March 24th, as we explore how arts organizations and culture-goers have been navigating the transition to digital programming during COVID-19.  During this session, we will speak with leaders from arts organizations … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / Support our Asian communities.

Sending love to the Asian community in the wake of recent targeted violence in Canada and America. You may be seeing a lot of social media posts about the recent upswing in hate crimes against Asian-Canadians and Asian-Americans. One organization … Continue reading

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Culture Days: It’s time for Creative Community Recovery

Culture Days is kicking off our 2021 Webinar Series on March 31st with an in-depth discussion on Creative Community Recovery. The arts and culture sector—a network known for resiliency, creativity, and collaborative efforts—has been particularly devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

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CBT: What’s New – Our Trust Monthly

New Partnership to Reduce Wildfire Risks The Trust is partnering with the Province of BC to address shared priorities to reduce wildfire risk and create jobs through a new program designed for the Basin’s geography and context. The Province is … Continue reading

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Mini culture conference for the West: March 4

Start 2021 off with a conversation. Join CCNC’s new 2-hour conferences for you and your neighbouring culture workers.  You are invited to the Western Canada Regional Dialogue Session Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00AM (Pacific)  |  10:00AM (Mountain) Learn More Host … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / Coming up from the Alliance, BC Touring Council, Actsafe and more.

Register Now! On the Road Ahead Touring Workshop, March 6 & 7 The BC Touring Council invites BC based aspiring emerging artists, agents and managers to join us for the online edition of On the Road Ahead as we engage in conversation about … Continue reading

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Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts: Arts Research Monitor 19.5

Situation of artists, arts workers, and arts organizations In this issue: Insights into the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the arts and culture sector, based on four Canadian sources. National Arts and Culture Impact Survey: Individual Report Published by … Continue reading

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UNRAVELING: Nonprofits, COVID-19, and the Fabric of BC Communities

With the newest evidence on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on BC’s not-for-profit sector, we are reminded of just how critical and delicate the vast web of relationships are that make possible the wellbeing of our communities. Our sector … Continue reading

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Province of B.C. and Heritage BC Announce Results of Largest Heritage Infrastructure Funding

Monday, February 22, 2021 – Heritage BC joins the Province of British Columbia in announcing the results of the single largest funding program to support B.C.’s unique heritage infrastructure. This announcement is part of BC’s $10 billion COVID response, which … Continue reading

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Mini Culture Conference: Begins Feb 23

Hello,  I am reaching out on behalf of the Creative City Network of Canada (CCNC). We would like to share with you, your team, and your community a new series of mini conferences launching next week called the Regional Dialogue … Continue reading

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29th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival Update

It is with great sadness that we must announce the cancellation of the 29th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival to be held the summer of 2021.  This isn’t a decision our team wanted to make and we wish we could … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / Let us help you through these taxing times.

You may have heard about the very cool ongoing project, 21 Futures. Obsidian Theatre partnered with CBC Arts to create a series of 21 takes on Black futures, by Black artists. Each episode brings together a different writer, director and … Continue reading

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Connecting Generations Video Contest

The Nelson CARES Society and The Nelson Civic Theatre Society have come together to invite our communities to enter an online contest by submitting a 3-5 minute video that tells a compelling story about their hopes for our post-pandemic world. … Continue reading

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New Events, Event Recordings, and Legal Resources!

Has the Law Changed for Mothers? – with Amanda Watson and Clea Parfitt In the case of Fraser v. Canada, plaintiff’s Joanne Fraser, Allison Pilgrim, and Colleen Fox described the balance of work and family as overwhelming, like running on … Continue reading

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Alliance Mail / 🐂 恭喜发财! 🐂

Happy Year of the Ox, everyone! In the Chinese zodiac, based on the lunar calendar, oxen are “keep your head down” types: do good work, use sound logic, demand little praise. If you want the full gloss on what kind … Continue reading

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