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…

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Opera in the time of COVID-19

Amid news of fall season cancellations, Opera Companies across Canada continue to find new ways to reach audiences through interactive content, virtual festivals, and outdoor socially-distanced concerts for the larger community. The innovation in the opera sector is vast and…

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Opera Artist Emergency Relief Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide urgent funds to opera artists experiencing immediate cash shortages for basic necessities as a result of lost engagements in the wave of mass cancellations due to COVID-19. Following our artist survey last…

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COVID-19 Resources For Artists

Last updated: May 19, 2020, 3:20pm This document was designed to provide factual information and updates on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the opera sector and for updates on resources for artists and community members. This document should not…

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Announcing the Opera Civic Impact Framework

For Immediate Release January 6, 2020 At the start of their milestone 20th Anniversary, Opera.ca announced the Opera Civic Impact Framework, a result of their 5-year strategic plan called “Charting Our Civic Impact”. Developed in conjunction with Good Roots Consulting…

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