Congratulations to 5 Featured Projects

An independent jury met last month to choose 5 projects they particularly wanted to see supported with $2500 towards market development activities, and a feature spot in our upcoming Pitch New Works Event.   Finalists of New Works Pitch program: 1….

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AOC submits new federal pre-budget submission

After holding consultations across the sector AOC has submitted a brief to the federal Standing Committee on Finance as part of their 2022 pre-budget consultations. Recommendations Include: An injection of wage, rent and income relief support through to Re­ Opening…

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The end of OMEP and beginning of ROAM

Nearly a year ago, recognizing the special and unprecedented challenges facing the opera sector as a result of COVID19,  Association for Opera in Canada announced the creation of the Opera Membership Extension Policy (OMEP). This Policy, expiring October 13, has allowed hundreds of…

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AOC Submits Federal Pre-Budget Recommendations

AOC remains active in federal government advocacy. As part of the Canadian Arts Coalition Steering Committee, Executive Director Christina Loewen helps to shape national cross-sector advocacy efforts. We also work specifically on behalf of the opera sector, advocating for the…

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