Rollout of funding announced in the 2020 Fall Economic Statement Supporting Arts and Live Events Workers in Response to COVID-19

Mar 2nd, 2021
By kdowney

On March 2, 2021, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, provided details of the rollout of funds supporting arts and live events workers in response to COVID-19, as announced through the Government of Canada’s Fall Economic Statement. A total of $181.5 million will be invested in 2021–2022 to help provide work opportunities for artists and cultural workers and stabilize the overall environment.

Additional information is available on the Canada Council for the Arts website about opportunities and support available to artists, arts groups and arts organizations that keep allowing the community to create work and deliver their programming digitally during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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