Opera.ca’s Pre-Budget Recommendations

COVID-19 has and will continue to have a major impact on the Arts Sector in Canada and abroad. On August 7, Opera.ca submitted its Pre-Budget recommendations to the Federal Finance Committee. The recommendations centre around a continuation of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) programs, infrastructure funding to support safety measure during re-opening and safe distancing, as well as support for a comprehensive capitalization strategy to build a more resilient opera sector in the future, one more resistant to future shocks and better able to withstand future crises.
Read the full brief HERE.